Johan Muller

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Boer War 1RWF

Enlargements taken from the photograph below of Bn RWF in South Africa, of Joe Cottrill top left and his friend Robert M. Spittal top right.

Canadians encamped in South Africa, 1901

Military blunders of the Boer War – led by men of stunning ineptitude, who cost many brave men their lives, probably prolonged the war

The Scottish Rifles arrive at Estcourt, where General Buller, the commander of British forces, had established his HQ. The rifles would assist in the relief of Ladysmith. (McGregor Museum)

The Scottish Rifles arrive at Estcourt, where General Buller, the commander of British forces, had established his HQ. The rifles would assist in the relief of Ladysmith.

After a long days march through the rough South African countryside, the King’s Royal Rifles check their feet for ‘wear and tear’. (McGregor Museum)

After a long days march through the rough South African countryside, the King’s Royal Rifles check their feet for ‘wear and tear’

Ottoman yatagan sword.

HILTED SWORD (YATAGHAN), TURKEY, DATED 1181 AD the finely watered steel curved blade with a flat back edge and inscriptions along both sides of the blade enclosed in star motifs which continue to decorate the top ridge of the b