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Deneys Reitz Wrote an excellent book about his exploits during the Boer War.

Isandlwana - the mountain looks like the Sphinx in Egypt - the cap badge of the 24th of Foot regiment fighting here was the shape of the Sphinx ...

Isandlwana - the mountain looks like the Sphinx in Egypt - the cap badge of the of Foot regiment fighting here was the shape of the Sphinx .

Deneys Reitz - At the age of 17, at the start of the Second Boer War, the Field-Cornet's office said he was too young to fight and refused to enlist him. He met his father with the President of the Transvaal, Paul Kruger, who took him straight to the room of the Commandant-General Piet Joubert. Joubert handed him a new Mauser carbine and a bandolier of ammunition. He and one of his brothers then joined the Boer forces.

Deneys Reitz - At the age of 17, at the start of the Second Boer War, the Field-Cornet's office said he was too young to fight and refused to enlist him. He met his father with the President of the Transvaal, Paul Kruger, who took him straight to the room of the Commandant-General Piet Joubert. Joubert handed him a new Mauser carbine and a bandolier of ammunition. He and one of his brothers then joined the Boer forces.

Royal Irish Rifles ration party. Somme_July_1916

Deneys Reitz in WWI/ The Irish battalion.

Jan Smuts

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BOER'S IN BRITISH UNIFORMS.... Deneys Reitz mentions in his book that at first the Boers didn't know why prisoners were being shot. Deneys at one point wore a full lancer uniform that belonged to Lord Vivian...he even jokingly referred to himself and his comrades as the "Englishkilling fusiliers".

BOER'S IN BRITISH UNIFORMS.... Deneys Reitz mentions in his book that at first the Boers didn't know why prisoners were being shot. Deneys at one point wore a full lancer uniform that belonged to Lord Vivian...he even jokingly referred to himself and his comrades as the "Englishkilling fusiliers".

deneys reitz - Google Search

deneys reitz - Google Search

deneys reitz - Google Search

deneys reitz - Google Search


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