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

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

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 - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

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Oct Boer War begins in South Africa Boer Children displaced during the Boer War concentration camp.

Soldiers of the Queen - Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders Sergeant and lovely family. India c1910 He wears the Queen's and King's South Africa's Boer War.

Soldiers of the Queen - Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders Sergeant and lovely family. India He wears the Queen's and King's South Africa's Boer War.

Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein, eldest son of Victoria's third daughter, Helena. Died in South Africa during the Boer War. Said to be the Queen's favorite grandson.

Prince Christian Victor Of Schleswig-Holstein Christian Victor Albert Ludwig Ernst Anton 1867 To 1900 Member Of The British Royal Family From South Africa And The Transvaal War By Louis Creswicke Publ

Boer War Maps - Map of the Boer Republic of Transvaal Showing Blockhouse Lines and South African Constabulary Posts with Dates of Completion - Credit : Canada. Dept. of Militia and Defence, Organization, equipment, despatch and service of the Canadian contingents during the war in South Africa, 1899-1900:Supplementary report (Sessional paper no. 35a), Ottawa, Queens Printer, 1901

Boer War Maps - Map of the Boer Republic of Transvaal Showing Blockhouse Lines and South African Constabulary Posts with Dates of Completion.

A FINE BOER WAR C.B. GROUP OF SIX AWARDED TO COLONEL G. N. MAYNE, KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS, WHO COMMANDED HIS REGIMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND WAS LATER COLONEL OF THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT

A FINE BOER WAR C.B. GROUP OF SIX AWARDED TO COLONEL G. N. MAYNE, KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS, WHO COMMANDED HIS REGIMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND WAS LATER COLONEL OF THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT

After the early reverses of the Boer War Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford took over command of the British forces in South Africa from December 1899.

After the early reverses of the Boer War Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Earl Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford took over command of the British forces in South Africa from December

Battle of Magersfontein  - This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa  - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

Battle of Magersfontein - This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

The South Africa (Delville Wood) National Memorial to all South Africans of all theatres of war. Incl in the database & mentioned in records of  CWGC by virtue of being the only dedicated Memorial to South Africa's commitment on the Western Front. The names of their Missing are not inscribed on its walls. They appear on Commonwealth memorials alongside the Missing of the UK forces. A flint & stone screen, surmounted by figures of a horse & 2 men (representing the 2 races of the Union) in…

The South Africa (Delville Wood) National Memorial to all South Africans of all theatres of war. Incl in the database & mentioned in records of CWGC by virtue of being the only dedicated Memorial to South Africa's commitment on the Western Front. The names of their Missing are not inscribed on its walls. They appear on Commonwealth memorials alongside the Missing of the UK forces. A flint & stone screen, surmounted by figures of a horse & 2 men (representing the 2 races of the Union) in…

Natal Field Artillery, South Africa - a typical military postcard of the Edwardian era.  Fought on the British side in the Boer war

Natal Field Artillery, South Africa - a typical military postcard of the Edwardian era. Fought on the British side in the Boer war

Boer War Officer's badge Royal Irish regiment Latin Motto- Virtutis Namurcensis Praemium Translation- Reward for valour at Namur (Belgium) Found Heidelburg South Africa 2013

Metal Detecting Finds from the dedicated Mike B. Great finds from across South Africa. Boer War and more.

Arthur Conan Doyle appeared in Look and Learn issue number 367 published on 25 January 1969. Although he was not present at the Battle of Paardeberg 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.

Arthur Conan Doyle appeared in Look and Learn issue number 367 published on 25 January 1969. Although he was not present at the Battle of Paardeberg 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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