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British soldiers cross a river during the Boer War circa 1900

Second Boer War records database goes online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

Boer War Picture, The 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February - March 1902. Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles. This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902:  Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February – March Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles.

One of my heroes of the ABW ..As his mates saw him. And what is left of his legacy today  A while back in Heilbron's cemetery. Hans Jacob Swart.....

A burgher poses for a portrait. Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899 -

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere Oorlog.... Gevang, gehok, ge-trein, geskip, gehok, ge-los, gekry en getreur.  The Anglo Boer War through the eyes of a Boer POW ( Prisoner of War )

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere…

British dead littler the field following the Battle of Spion Kop, some of the 243 soldiers to fall there. (Ladysmith Siege Museum)

British dead littler the field following the Battle of Spion Kop, some of the 243 soldiers to fall there. (Ladysmith Siege Museum)

Boere, vroue en kinders staan in rye om hul daaglikse rantsoen kos in die konsentrasie kampe te kry.  Die rantsoene was so min vir die 'ongewenstes' (die wat se familie nog geveg) het dat talle kinders en vroue dood is weens wanvoeding.

Boere, vroue en kinders staan in rye om hul daaglikse rantsoen kos in die konsentrasie kampe te kry. Die rantsoene was so min vir die 'ongewenstes' (die wat se familie nog geveg) het dat talle kinders en vroue dood is weens wanvoeding.

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Louis Botha is op Greytown in die teenswoordige KwaZulu-Natal gebore en het as jongman in 1884 aan 'n ekspedisie onder leiding van Lucas Meyer deelgeneem om die hoofkaptein van Zoeloeland, Dinizulu, op sy troon te herstel. Dinizulu het uit dankbaarheid 'n stuk grond aan hulle gegee, waarvan Botha se deel die plaas Waterval naby Vryheid was.

This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Barberton Concentration Camp - Burghers and officers

Barberton Concentration Camp - Burghers and officers

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