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Boer War Uniforms | More on Anglo-Boer War Ancestors

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A photograph of your Anglo-Boer War ancestor may include soldier’s accoutrements which could give clues as to date, regiment and rank: e.g. in the Border Mounted Rifles, a Natal permanent volunteer corps, up to 1896 ammunition was carried in a pouch with a brown leather crossbelt. After that date, the ‘Royston Entanglement’ was adopted – a combined rifle sling and bandolier used by NCO’s and troopers. Officers and Warrant Officers of the unit wore the Sam-Browne sword belt. Incidentally, the…

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Memorial to those banished to foreign lands

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

"Penkoppe". Young Boer boys and teens in Anglo Boer War

"Penkoppe". Young Boer boys and teens in Anglo Boer War

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.

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.

Boer POW's sunning their bedding in Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon to drive the Jerusalem ponies etc out......ABW

Boer POW's sunning their bedding in Diyatalawa Camp Ceylon to drive the Jerusalem ponies etc out......ABW

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902.            Cape of Good Hope.      The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ...

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

A great picture of the First British Prisoners of captured by the Boers near Dundee.

A great picture of the First British Prisoners of captured by the Boers near Dundee.

The Boers fought in dispersed formations, sometimes carrying out regular warfare and sometimes guerilla-style forms of resistance.  During the battle of Colenso in Dec 1899 British forces lost 143 KIA, 240 MIA, 755 WIA and 10 guns while the Boers lost 6 KIA and 27 WIA.

last line infantry battle - Page 2

in history from age of alexander until the end of nineteenth century , the battle went in this form ( huge lines of infantry line after line , cavalry , artillery ) but the battle tactics changed too much in WWI I want to ask about last battle happened in this form ..? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP850OzGTYY

BOER'S IN BRITISH UNIFORMS.... Deneys Reitz mentions in his book that at first the Boers didn't know why prisoners were being shot. Deneys at one point wore a full lancer uniform that belonged to Lord Vivian...he even jokingly referred to himself and his comrades as the "Englishkilling fusiliers".

Breaker Morant cleared.

Heres the story. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-20/a-war-crimes-charge-against-australian-soldier/4833052 http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/2013/07/20/18/06/breaker-morant-cleared-at-new-trial

Image » Archive » Boer-War-Worcesters-Skirmishing-With-Boers-Near-Colesberg-On-Feb-12th-the-Boers-Drove-Them-Back-Full

Image » Archive » Boer-War-Worcesters-Skirmishing-With-Boers-Near-Colesberg-On-Feb-12th-the-Boers-Drove-Them-Back-Full

Books - DIE ENGELSE OORLOG 1899-1902 & DIE BITTEREINDERS 1901-1902   M.A. Gronum

Books - DIE ENGELSE OORLOG 1899-1902 & DIE BITTEREINDERS 1901-1902 M.A. Gronum