The Boer War

Boer War Skirmish (Original) art by James McConnell at The Illustration Art Gallery

All That Was Left of Them by Richard Caton Woodville    Illustrates the scene at Modderfontein Farm where a squadron of the 17th lancers were pinned down by a large Boer force, and fought to the finish.

All That Was Left of Them by Richard Caton Woodville Illustrates the scene at Modderfontein Farm where a squadron of the lancers were pinned down by a large Boer force, and fought to the finish.

Boer War Picture, The 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February - March 1902. Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles. This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902:  Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February – March Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles.

The Boer War.

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

Canadians in South Africa (Boer War, 1899-1902). Buglers, 2nd Battalion.Royal Canadian Regiment, armed with .303 Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle and .45 Colt Model 1878 Double Action revolvers -

Canadians in South Africa (Boer War, Buglers, Battalion.Royal Canadian Regiment, armed with Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle and Colt Model 1878 Double Action revolvers -

Winston Churchill (right) as a P.O.W. along with other Brits in the Boer War, 1899.

"As a war correspondent for the Morning Post, Winston Churchill was captured by the Boers while travelling in an armored train which was wrecked. Picture shows: A group of prisoners, with Churchill on the right", 1899

1st Madras Lancers photo by Desizen

Madras Lancers Photo: One of a pair of original watercolors signed by Simkin; mounted and standing Madras Lancers uniform figures.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.britishbattles.com/great-boer-war/magersfontein/mag1.jpg

Highland Light Infantry on the march in the Boer War, (The Battle of Magersfontein, 11 Dec

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