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 women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer war circa 1901. Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp. National Army Museum

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War in South Africa - circa Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp.

Anglo Boer War - Concentration camp

Mayor to unveil memorial wall on Green Point Common

Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa  Criticism-Of-The-Evils-Of-A-British-Concentration-Camp-For-Boer-Women-And-Children,-Boer-War-%24281898-1902%2429.jpg

British Gallantry, a French criticism of the evils of a British concentration camp for Boer women and children, Boer War

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.

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

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…


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