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Boer War Picture, The 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February - March 1902.

South African War - 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles

Canada and the Boer War 1899-1902, Canadian Units in the Boer War, 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

British walking wounded after the Battle of Modder River on 28th November 1899

Battle of Modder River The Boer War

Lord Methuen’s encounter battle at the Modder River, fought on 28th November 1899, as the British advanced to relieve Kimberley.

British troops take cover behind hasilty dug positions on the bank of the Modder River on Nov. 28th, 1899, as they advance on Kimberly to relieve the siege. As with many of the actions, the British took great numbers of casualties assaulting the Boer positions, but won out in the end. And while the numerically superior Anglo forces could absorb such losses easily, even minor casualties were cause for concern for the Boers, not only because of the lack of replacements, but also the attitude…

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Kommando 1901 gevange geneem naby Piet Retief. Jong penkoppe teenwoordig.Krediet Sophia Edwards.

Kommando 1901 gevange geneem naby Piet Retief. Jong penkoppe teenwoordig.Krediet Sophia Edwards.

Skelton, Joseph Ratcliffe Boers Battle During 'Great Trek', Woman Reloading fighting

Skelton, Joseph Ratcliffe Boers Battle During 'Great Trek', Woman Reloading fighting

The burial of Pvt. Cooper, killed on Aug. 7th, 1900 in a skirmish as the British forces made the final push to Machadodorp. Less than a month later, the British would secure a victory at Bergendal, finishing off the Boers as a battlefield force and allowing them to claim control over the territory of the former Boer states. They would still be more than a year away from the end of hostilities however. (Northamptonshire Regimental Archives)

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World War I memorial, Crevecoeur, Normandy

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War Fund Procession for the Boer War (1899-1902)

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'n Kykie in die lewe van die Boere krygsgevangenes in die Diyatalawa krygsgevangenekamp, Ceylon. Die inwoners van hut 37.

'n Kykie in die lewe van die Boere krygsgevangenes in die Diyatalawa krygsgevangenekamp, Ceylon. Die inwoners van hut 37.

Sommige vroue het hulle vermom tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog, en help veg. Hierdie enetjie is ene Mev Berrett, wat 3 maande lank vir die Boere geveg het, tot sy by Spioenkop gewond is en met die waarheid vorendag moes kom!

Sommige vroue het hulle vermom tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog, en help veg. Hierdie enetjie is ene Mev Berrett, wat 3 maande lank vir die Boere geveg het, tot sy by Spioenkop gewond is en met die waarheid vorendag moes kom!

i once bored everyone i know with a year-long obsession with the boer war. fascinating part of history

The Five Most Interesting Conflicts - The Boer Wars

In the second of my five articles looking at military conflicts I am going to consider the wars that took place between 1880 and 1902 at the southern tip of Africa called the Boer Wars.