Arthur Conan Doyle at Bloemfontein 1900. In the Spring of 1900, Arthur Conan Doyle was staffed as the Secretary and Medical Registrar of the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein during the Boer War.

Arthur Conan Doyle at Bloemfontein 1900. In the Spring of 1900, Arthur Conan Doyle was staffed as the Secretary and Medical Registrar of the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein during the Boer War.

When the Boer War started, Arthur Conan Doyle declared to his horrified family that he was going to volunteer.

When the Boer War started, Arthur Conan Doyle declared to his horrified family that he was going to volunteer.

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 John Bull is a little Boer-ed.

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 John Bull is a little Boer-ed.

American volunteers who joined the Boers against the British Empire. Col. Arthur Alfred Lynch, commander of the Irish Brigade, stands in the centre of the back row, wearing a white jacket.

American volunteers who joined the Boers against the British Empire. Col. Arthur Alfred Lynch, commander of the Irish Brigade, stands in the centre of the back row, wearing a white jacket.

PA Cronje .This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

PA Cronje .This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was not present at the Battle of Paardeberg, but he was in South Africa for six months during the war as a volunteer field army surgeon, and I have used him as a character in my forthcoming novel of the battle.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was not present at the Battle of Paardeberg, but he was in South Africa for six months during the war as a volunteer field army surgeon, and I have used him as a character in my forthcoming novel of the battle.

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

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