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

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.britishbattles.com/great-boer-war/magersfontein/mag1.jpg

Highland Light Infantry on the march in the Boer War, (The Battle of Magersfontein, 11 Dec

The Grenadier Guards in Pretoria. Photos of  Guardsman serving in the Boer War are often show wearing white, or lighter colored puggarees ar...

The Grenadier Guards in Pretoria. Photos of Guardsman serving in the Boer War are often show wearing white, or lighter colored puggarees ar.

The 17th Lancers charge the Zulus in the closing stage of the Battle of Ulundi.  It was the end of the Zulu army and the war, although fighting continued on a small scale for some weeks.

The Lancers charge the Zulus in the closing stage of the Battle of Ulundi. It was the end of the Zulu army and the war, although fighting continued on a small scale for some weeks.

The Gordons moving into position for the assault on the Heights. They are carrying their rolled greatcoat, mess tins and waterrbottle but no valise.

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