British soldiers cross a river during the Boer War circa 1900

Second Boer War records go online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

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.

This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis '   Must have been in most post ABW homes...

Die Erfenis Stigting in elke Boere huis na die Anglo Boere Oorlog

Louis Botha is op Greytown in die teenswoordige KwaZulu-Natal gebore en het as jongman in 1884 aan 'n ekspedisie onder leiding van Lucas Meyer deelgeneem om die hoofkaptein van Zoeloeland, Dinizulu, op sy troon te herstel. Dinizulu het uit dankbaarheid 'n stuk grond aan hulle gegee, waarvan Botha se deel die plaas Waterval naby Vryheid was.

This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

.On this date 18 January 1902, Kommandant Gideon Jacobus Scheepers was shot by the British for his exploits in the Boer War. Some exploits are the stuff of legend, like the time he rode into a town, released all the Boer prisoners, locked up the British magistrate, and hauled down the Union Jack — to the delight of the Boer locals.

Anglo-Boer war - Commandant Gideon Scheepers surrendered 10 October he was executed 18 January He was born in the district of Middelburg, Mpumalanga.

1902 Boere Offisiere in Deadwood Kamp, St.Helena. (krediet aan www.Boerevryheid.co.za)

1902 Boere Offisiere in Deadwood Kamp, St.Helena. (krediet aan www.Boerevryheid.co.za)

Pom Pom - British Mk I 37mm Maxim-Nordenfelt (or Vickers Sons & Maxim (VSM) in the UK) 1 Pounder gun.

Pom Pom - British Mk I 37mm Maxim-Nordenfelt (or Vickers Sons & Maxim (VSM) in the UK) 1 Pounder gun.

Boer War-Era Dress and Campaign Dress

Left Colour-Sergeant Of The West Yorkshire Regiment Right Sergeant Of The Yorkshire Regiment From The Book South Africa And The Transvaal War By Louis Creswicke Published 1900 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh

Battle of Modder River

British troops collecting casualties from the battlefield after the Battle of Modder River on November 1899

Boer Battle Song (Bach Choir) - YouTube

Boer Battle Song (Bach Choir) - YouTube

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