Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children perished in the British Concentration Camps.

British Troops on Campaign. Boer war 1901

Soldiers wearing the Home Service Helmet with khaki cover and neck curtain during the Boer War. Note especially the leather chinstrap which was fixed to the rose bosses underneath the khaki cover.

A picture of the Boers with their mausers

Anglo Boer War - A picture of the Boers with their mausers

On October 1901, this beautiful young brave heart; Commandant Johannes Lotter was executed at Middelburg during the Anglo Boer War.

On this date in Commandant Johannes Lotter was shot at Middelburg. Along with Gideon Scheepers, Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War.

Gandhi - in South Africa during the Boer War - He worked as a medic.

"The Natal Indian Ambulance Corps was created by Mahatma Gandhi for use by the British as stretcher-bearers during the Second Boer War, with expenses met by the local Indian community. Gandhi and the corps served at the Battle of Spion Kop.

The British invade the Orange Free State with a main column of forty-two thousand men and 117 guns in May 1900. This was part of a force which eventually saw more British soldiers deployed than the entire Boer population: men, women, and children, combined. Against such odds, the Boers stood no chance.

March of the Titans

Boer war nurses | Nurses Database

“Sister Pretty Departing”, [Boer War nurse boarding a horse-drawn RAMC supply wagon] via the Wellcome Collection, Arch.

Scots in the Boer War

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

Colour Sergeant (Later Major, DCM) Albert Cooke-Russell, Scots Guards, Boer War Period

Colour Sergeant (Later Major, DCM) Albert Cooke-Russell, Scots Guards, Boer War Period

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