The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Soldiers of the Queen - Unidentified British Officer - Anglo-Boer War

Soldiers of the Queen - Unidentified British Officer - Anglo-Boer War

BICYCLES IN THE ANGLO-BOER WAR OF 1899-1902 The 'War Cycle' carried several men on the coupling-framework in addition to the eight riders,  could be fitted with a Maxim gun, and was capable of a speed of over 48 kmh.  Photo: Africana Museum

BICYCLES IN THE ANGLO-BOER WAR OF 1899-1902 The 'War Cycle' carried several men on the coupling-framework in addition to the eight riders, could be fitted with a Maxim gun, and was capable of a speed of over 48 kmh. Photo: Africana Museum

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

Unidentified photographer   Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.   1900, January

Unidentified photographer Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa. 1900, January

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

Last one is the The Royal Artillery crew in action. © IWM (Q 72291) Boer War 1899-1902

Last one is the The Royal Artillery crew in action. © IWM (Q 72291) Boer War 1899-1902

This is a rare picture of a Military Balloon unit (the first I have ever seen) . Military reconnaissance balloon with an escort. It took four carts to carry the gas tubes and one to carry the equipment, each cart was drawn by four horses. Two extra carts carried the baggage.

This is a rare picture of a Military Balloon unit (the first I have ever seen) . Military reconnaissance balloon with an escort. It took four carts to carry the gas tubes and one to carry the equipment, each cart was drawn by four horses. Two extra carts carried the baggage.

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