Anglo-Boer War

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Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net… South African Air Force, War Photography, British Colonial, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Military History, Back In The Day, Live

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net wat ander van ons gesê het as ek sê dat ons die beste skuts van die wêreld was. Ons Boere het so te sê groot geword met die geweer in die hand en in die saal, en die krygsmantalent was in die Boer se bloed. Dis iets wat hy oorgeërf het van sy voorouers, wat die eienskap verwerf het deur hul alledaagse leefwyse." -Genl. J.C.G Kemp -Vir Vryheid en vir Reg.

Duncan´s Colonial Modelling: Zulu war Volunteers,Irregulars and Auxilaries.

Boer mounted commando

Boer commando in the Transvaal, Anglo-Boer War. Clearly based on the center gentleman of the photo I use for the cover of this board.

Boer commando in the Transvaal, Anglo-Boer War

 This could easily be Bertrand, Christaan's right hand man, confidant, and conscience.

Boer horseman

A sketch of Genl Koos De la Rey taking his wounded son Adrian to hospital. Adrian lost his life shortly afterwards. War Novels, Armed Conflict, Power To The People, British Colonial, My Land, Modern Warfare, My Heritage, African History, Military History

A sketch of Genl Koos De la Rey taking his wounded son Adrian to hospital. Adrian lost his life shortly afterwards.

Boers, Second Boer War African agyterryer. Both sides made extensive use of African laborers and scouts, whilst maintaining the myth of ’the white man’s war’. Volunteer, ‘Chicago Irish-American Corps’, Blake’s Irish Brigade.

Boer volunteers

Koos van Rensburg of Klerksdorp, 16 years old, was wounded 6 times before being captured.October 1900 ABW Seen here as POW on St Helena.showing his wounds. Young Lad, Armed Conflict, Teaching History, Folk Music, My Land, 16 Year Old, Old Pictures, Archaeology, Astronomy

Koos van Rensburg of Klerksdorp, 16 years old, was wounded 6 times before being captured.October 1900 ABW Seen here as POW on St Helena.showing his wounds.

Example of a Boer family Bible (Pretorius from Standerton) that was taken as a war souverneur by major John Mannsell Reeves. In 1920 the BBC requested the ex-soldiers in to send them back. There are about a 100+ of these unclaimed war souverneur Bibles in the archive in Pretoria. Armed Conflict, Pretoria, My Land, Zulu, Soldiers, Bbc, South Africa, Archive, Southern

Example of a Boer family Bible (Pretorius from Standerton) that was taken as a war souverneur by major John Mannsell Reeves. In 1920 the BBC requested the ex-soldiers in to send them back. There are about a 100+ of these unclaimed war souverneur Bibles in the archive in Pretoria.