Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Burghers in compulsory pre-war photo before going on commando.

Burghers in compulsory pre-war photo before going on commando.

American volunteers who joined the Boers against the British Empire. Col. Arthur Alfred Lynch, commander of the Irish Brigade, stands in the centre of the back row, wearing a white jacket.

American volunteers who joined the Boers against the British Empire. Col. Arthur Alfred Lynch, commander of the Irish Brigade, stands in the centre of the back row, wearing a white jacket.

SECOND BOER WAR 1899-1902 (Q 72504). Sister A. R.R. Innes and Babs the dog in the grounds of the 22 General Hospital, Pretoria.

SECOND BOER WAR 1899-1902 (Q 72504). Sister A. R.R. Innes and Babs the dog in the grounds of the 22 General Hospital, Pretoria.

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

Kampkinders in Norvalspont konsentrasiekamp se skool

Kampkinders in Norvalspont konsentrasiekamp se skool

Death of Captain De Montmorentcy VC, Battle of Stormberg, Anglo-Boer War

Death of Captain De Montmorentcy VC, Battle of Stormberg, Anglo-Boer War

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