Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast.  They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s  concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast. They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

Boers in Argentina, 1904, Province of Chubut, Patagonia Argentina.

Boers in Argentina, 1904, Province of Chubut, Patagonia Argentina.

Boer migrants. 1906

Boer migrants. 1906

Mr C. N. Visser, first boer colonizer who came to Argentina. 1905

Mr C. N. Visser, first boer colonizer who came to Argentina. 1905

Ladies, Baby and Ines Grayling, daughters of boer settlers. 1904

Ladies, Baby and Ines Grayling, daughters of boer settlers. 1904

Province of Chubut, Argentine Patagonia, boer colony of Rio Chico. 1904.

Province of Chubut, Argentine Patagonia, boer colony of Rio Chico. 1904.

Patagonia,Argentina

Julio Roca Coulter, boer first child born in Argentina. 1904.

Julio Roca Coulter, boer first child born in Argentina. 1904.

Argentina

General Joubert and the Boers settlers Greyling and Grange. 1905.

General Joubert and the Boers settlers Greyling and Grange. 1905.


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Boers in Argentina, 1904, Province of Chubut, Patagonia Argentina.

Boers in Argentina, 1904, Province of Chubut, Patagonia Argentina.

Province of Chubut, Argentine Patagonia, boer colony of Rio Chico. 1904.

Province of Chubut, Argentine Patagonia, boer colony of Rio Chico. 1904.

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War.  The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War. The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1901. BelAfrique - your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1901. BelAfrique - your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

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