Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (1845 – 1914) was a British nobleman and politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the eighth since Canadian Confederation, and as Viceroy and Governor-General of India, the country's 17th.

Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Earl of Minto – was a British nobleman and politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the eighth since Canadian Confederation, and as Viceroy and Governor-General of India, the country's

Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant (9 December 1864 – 27 February 1902) was an Anglo-Australian drover, horseman, poet, soldier and convicted war criminal whose skill with horses earned him the nickname "The Breaker". During service in the Second Boer War, Morant participated in the summary execution of several Boer prisoners and the killing of a German missionary, Daniel Heese, who had been a witness to the shootings. His actions led to his controversial court-martial and execution for murder.

Military history of Australia during the Second Boer War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Boer farm is demolished. The brutal tactics employed by the British to suppress the Boer insurgency were equally - if not more - effective at earning the enmity of the population than actually bringing the Boers to heel. The Boer commandos remaining in the field proved effective right up until the end of the war, and were forced to the negotiating table not because of military defeat, but because their hopes of fomenting an uprising of the Boers in the Cape Colony (which was not subjected…

A Boer farm is demolished. The brutal tactics employed by the British to suppress the Boer insurgency were equally - if not more - effective at earning the enmity of the population than actually bringing the Boers to heel. The Boer commandos.

Canadian Lt T.P.W. Nesham of the Royal Field Artillery, who single-highhandedly continued firing his gun after his crew was killed at Tweebosch - This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902:  Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Canadian Lt T. Nesham of the Royal Field Artillery, who single-highhandedly continued firing his gun after his crew was killed at Tweebosch - This Day in History: Mar Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa

British troops landing at Durban 1900

Durban- harbour -British troops arriving Durban during the Boer War

British troops on a train near Stormberg scene of the Battle of Stormberg on 9th December 1899

British troops on a train near Stormberg scene of the Battle of Stormberg on December 1899

British casualties being removed from the field after the Battle of Ladysmith or Lombard’s Kop on 30th October 1889

British casualties being removed from the field after the Battle of Ladysmith or Lombard’s Kop on October 1889

1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, the old 91st, crossing the Modder River at Rosmead during the battle on 28th November 1899

Modder River, Battle of: British troops at the Battle of Modder River, November 1899 -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

Although traditional artillery was used by both sides during the war it was one of the first conflicts to feature guerrilla warfare

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

Although traditional artillery was used by both sides during the war it was one of the first conflicts to feature guerrilla warfare

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