Second Boer War
The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom ...
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First Boer War
The First Boer War (Afrikaans: Eerste Vryheidsoorlog, literally "First Freedom War") also known as the First Anglo-Boer War or the Transvaal War, was fought from 16 December 1880 until 23 March 18...
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South African Wars (1879-1915)
Ethnic, political and social tensions among Europeen colonial powers, indigenous Africans, and English and Dutch settlers led to open conflict in a series of wars and revolts between 1879 and 1915 tha...
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Jameson Raid
The Jameson Raid (29 December 1895 – 2 January 1896) was a botched raid on Paul Kruger's Transvaal Republic carried out by a British colonial statesman Leander Starr Jameson and his Company mercenarie...
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Treatment of the wounded in the Second Boer War
The Second Boer War was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902, between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics of the Orange Free State and the South African Republic (Transv...
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Union of South Africa
The Union of South Africa is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa. It came into being on 31 May 1910 with the unification of four previously separate British c...
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Robert Loraine
Robert Bilcliffe Loraine (14 January 1876 – 23 December 1935) was a successful London and Broadway stage actor, actor-manager and soldier who later enjoyed a side career as a pioneer aviator. Born in ...
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Arthur Stark
Arthur Cowell Stark (27 November 1846 – 18 November 1899) was a medical doctor and naturalist. He emigrated from Torquay, England to Cape Town, South Africa in 1892. He lived in (the British co...
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Battle of Vaal Krantz
The Battle of Vaal Krantz (5 February to 7 February 1900) was the third failed attempt by General Redvers Buller's British army to fight its way past Louis Botha's army of Boer irregulars and lift the...
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Battle of Spion Kop
The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop along the T...
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Treaty of Vereeniging
The Treaty of Vereeniging (commonly referred to as Peace of Vereeniging) was the peace treaty, signed on 31 May 1902, that ended the Second Boer War between the South African Republic and the Republi...
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Battle of Poplar Grove
The Battle of Poplar Grove on 7 March 1900 followed on from the Relief of Kimberley during the Second Boer War as the British army moved to take the Boer capital of Bloemfontein. The Boers were demor...
South African Light Horse
The South African Light Horse regiment of the British Army (not to be confused with the Imperial Light Horse (ILH) later known as the Light Horse Regiment (LHR) of the South African Army) were raised ...
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HMS Powerful (1895)
HMS Powerful was a ship of the Powerful class of protected cruisers in the Royal Navy. She served with her sister ship, Terrible, on the China Station and provided landing parties which fought in...
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Marshall's Horse
Marshall's Horse was a South African cavalry unit raised in 1899 at the start of the Second Boer War, to support the British campaign. The Unit was created from the Uitenhage and Grahamstown Volunteer...
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Spion Kop Battlefield Memorials
The Spion Kop Battlefield, graves and memorials are maintained by Heritage KZN. The battlefield was proclaimed as a heritage landmark in 1978. The site is open to the public and an overview of the ba...
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St Helena (Battle honour)
St Helena was a battle honour awarded to the following Militia battalions of the British Army for guarding Boer prisoners on the island of Saint Helena during the Second Boer War of 1899–1902:
Bak...
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New South Wales Imperial Bushmen
The New South Wales Imperial Bushmen was a mounted regiment, consisting of six rifle squadrons, raised in the New South Wales colony for service during the Second Boer War. The volunteers came from Co...
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Jan Smuts in the Boer War
Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and Commonwealth statesman and military leader. He served as a Boer General during the Boer War, a Briti...
RMS Dunottar Castle
RMS Dunottar Castle was a Royal Mail Ship that went into service with the Castle Line (and its successor, the Union-Castle Line) in 1890 on the passenger and mail service between Britain and South Afr...
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King's South Africa Medal
The King's South Africa Medal is a British campaign medal that was awarded to all British and Colonial military personnel who served in the Boer War in South Africa and who were in the theatre on or a...
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