The Boer War

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Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

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

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

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

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the 2nd Boer War. She also worked to improve the conditions and save the live of the people there, although under much criticism from those back in England. Seen as a heroine in South Africa but known by the British government as ‘That Bloody Woman’, she had a commanding yet compassionate gaze .

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Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the...

Boer War Uniforms | More on Anglo-Boer War Ancestors

More on Anglo-Boer War Ancestors

A photograph of your Anglo-Boer War ancestor may include soldier’s accoutrements which could give clues as to date, regiment and rank: e.g. in the Border Mounted Rifles, a Natal permanent volunteer corps, up to 1896 ammunition was carried in a pouch with a brown leather crossbelt. After that date, the ‘Royston Entanglement’ was adopted – a combined rifle sling and bandolier used by NCO’s and troopers. Officers and Warrant Officers of the unit wore the Sam-Browne sword belt. Incidentally, the…

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) by Elma Ross. $6.00. 107 pages. Publisher: Amazon; 2 edition (July 14, 2011)

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British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) by Elma Ross. $6.00. 107 pages. Publisher: Amazon; 2 edition (July 14, 2011)

The Boer War (1899-1902): The British controlled most of southern African what they didn't control was controlled by the Boers---Dutch descendants of early African colonists---after finding major mineral deposits on Boer land, the British invading resulting in the Boer Wars. The British took the Boer territories and created the White controlled political system that would dominate South Africa for more than 100 years.

THE BOER WAR, 1899 - 1902

Q 102053. The bodies of dead British soldiers lay strewn on the ground following the Battle of Spion Kop in South Africa on 23 and 24 January 1900.

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Historical Indulgences

ca. 1900, “Sister Pretty Departing”, [Boer War nurse boarding a horse-drawn RAMC supply wagon]

First head nurse of Canadian Contingent to Boer War Georgina Pope wears possibly her nurse uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York, on 1898.

First head nurse of Canadian Contingent to Boer War Georgina Pope wears possibly her nurse uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York, on 1898.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was not present at the Battle of Paardeberg, but he was in South Africa for six months during the war as a volunteer field army surgeon, and I have used him as a character in my forthcoming novel of the battle.

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Visiting a mass grave at a Concentration Camp site dating back to the Anglo Boer war where the woman and children of the Afrikaner Volk was kept under the most horrid conditions by the British while their husbands, fathers and sons were fighting on the battle fields. This was many years before the Germans did the same to the Jews in the World War.

Visiting a mass grave at a Concentration Camp site dating back to the Anglo Boer war where the woman and children of the Afrikaner Volk was kept under the most horrid conditions by the British while their husbands, fathers and sons were fighting on the battle fields. This was many years before the Germans did the same to the Jews in the World War.