2nd Black Watch in Britain before leaving for South Africa, many of these soldiers became casualties at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December 1899

2nd Black Watch in Britain before leaving for South Africa, many of these soldiers became casualties at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December 1899

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

British artillery crew in battle during the Boer War- by Richard Caton Woodville

British artillery crew in battle during the Boer War- by Richard Caton Woodville

BATTLE OF STORMBERG Size of the armies: 2,600 British against 1,700 Boers.British troops hauling a gun up the railway line

BATTLE OF STORMBERG Size of the armies: 2,600 British against 1,700 Boers.British troops hauling a gun up the railway line

The Boer Generals at war's end (L to R): Christaan de Wet , Koos de La Rey, and Louis Botha.

The Boer Generals at war's end (L to R): Christaan de Wet , Koos de La Rey, and Louis Botha.

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