This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Winston Churchill as a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 -

Winston Churchill as a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 -

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Robert Baden-Powell - the father of the Boy Scouts and Boer War Spy

Robert Baden-Powell - the father of the Boy Scouts and Boer War Spy

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

SA History: Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for foreigner rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

SA History: Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for foreigner rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

1900 Boer War March, Swanston St  along side Young & Jacksons hotel

1900 Boer War March, Swanston St along side Young & Jacksons hotel

Boer War soldiers - Melbourne, c.1900. Darebin Heritage - Special Collections

Boer War soldiers - Melbourne, c.1900. Darebin Heritage - Special Collections

THE SECOND BOER WAR, 1899-1902 Two soldiers of the Lothian and Border Horse Yeomanry resting in the shadow.

THE SECOND BOER WAR, 1899-1902 Two soldiers of the Lothian and Border Horse Yeomanry resting in the shadow.

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