Boer hero Emily Hobhouse (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926), a British welfare campaigner who is primarily remembered for bringing to the attention of the British public, and working to change, the deprived conditions inside the British concentration camps in South Africa built for Boer women and children during the Anglo Boer War. Her ashes are buried in the National Women's Memorial in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war Fantastiese Vroumens!

Nurses of the NSW Contingent - Australian nurses who served in the Boer War, c1900

Boer War nurses in their Walking Out dress, note the bonnet, this was still part of the nurses uniform at the beginning of WWI

Captain Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse VC The Gordon Highlanders 11th December 1899 Magersfontein South Africa(Boer War)

Captain Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse VC The Gordon Highlanders December 1899 Magersfontein South Africa(Boer War)

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