Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War. Konsentrasiekamp-ellende... ’n jong Afrikaner-ma en haar erg uitgeteerde kind.

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

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died.  The humanitarian world was appalled.  The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps…

boer war nurses | Nurses Database

“Sister Pretty Departing”, [Boer War nurse boarding a horse-drawn RAMC supply wagon] via the Wellcome Collection, Arch.

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture. How this mother must have felt and ...

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture.

Sarie Marais' Grave  - Die graf van Sara Johanna Adriana Nel (nèè Maré). Sy was moontlik die inspirasie vir die liedjie. My Sarie Marais is so ver van my hart, Maar'k hoop om haar weer te sien. Sy het in die wyk van die Mooirivier gewoon, Nog voor die oorlog het begin.O bring my t'rug na die ou Transvaal, Daar waar my Sarie woon, Daar onder in die mielies by die groen doringboom, Daar woon my Sarie Marais x2.

Sarie Marais' Grave - Die graf van Sara Johanna Adriana Nel (nèè Maré). Sy was moontlik die inspirasie vir die liedjie. My Sarie Marais is so ver van my hart, Maar'k hoop om haar weer te sien. Sy het in die wyk van die Mooirivier gewoon, Nog voor die oorlog het begin.O bring my t'rug na die ou Transvaal, Daar waar my Sarie woon, Daar onder in die mielies by die groen doringboom, Daar woon my Sarie Marais x2.


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