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 a war fought from 16 December 1880 until 23 M...
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 ...
Second Boer War - Wikipedia
Queen's South Africa Medal
The Queen's South Africa Medal is a British campaign medal that was awarded to British and Colonial military personnel, civilians employed in official capacity and war correspondents who served in the...
Queen's South Africa Medal - Wikipedia
Indian Ambulance Corps
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 c...
Indian Ambulance Corps - Wikipedia
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...
Treaty of Vereeniging - Wikipedia
Bittereinder
Bittereinders were a faction of Boer guerrilla fighters, resisting the forces of the British Empire in the later stages of the Second Boer War (1899-1902).By September 1900, the conventional forces of...
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...
RMS Dunottar Castle - Wikipedia
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...
King's South Africa Medal - Wikipedia
Malaboch War
The Malaboch War (Afrikaans: Malaboch Oorlog) (1894) was between Chief Malaboch (Mmaleboho, Mmaleboxo) of the Bahananwa (Xananwa) people and the South African Republic (ZAR) Government led by Comm...
HMS Terrible (1895)
HMS Terrible was a ship of the Powerful class of protected cruiser in the Royal Navy.
HMS Terrible (1895) - Wikipedia
Artillery in the Second Boer War
The Second Boer War saw attempted application of bombardment as an alternative to the use of ground forces. In most battles fought during the conflict this was proved not to be possible. There was com...
S. P. E. Trichard
Stephanus Petrus Erasmus Trichard (23 January 1847, Ohrigstad - October 1907, Kenya) was the son of Carolus Tregardt, and the grandson of Louis Tregardt. He took part in most campaigns against rebelli...
S. P. E. Trichard - Wikipedia
Flying column
A flying column is a small, independent, military land unit capable of rapid mobility and usually composed of all arms. It is often an ad hoc unit, formed during the course of operations.The term is u...
Boer foreign volunteers
Boer foreign volunteers were participants who volunteered their military services to the Boers in the Second Boer War.
Although there was a lot of sympathy for the Boer cause outside of the Britis...
Boer foreign volunteers - Wikipedia
Leliefontein massacre
The Leliefontein massacre occurred at the Leliefontein mission station in the Northern Cape, South Africa on 31 January 1902. Boer leader Manie Maritz executed 35 indigenous inhabitants of the settle...
Opposition to the Second Boer War
Opposition to the Second Boer War in Britain was modest when the war began on 11 October 1899 and was always less widespread than support for it, let alone prevailing indifference. However, influentia...
Opposition to the Second Boer War - Wikipedia
Medical treatment during 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...
Medical treatment during the Second Boer War - Wikipedia
Stop the War Committee
The Stop the War Committee was an anti-war organisation that opposed the Second Boer War. It was formed by William Thomas Stead in 1899. Its president was John Clifford and prominent members included ...
Black Week
In one disastrous week, dubbed Black Week, from 10-17 December 1899, the British Army suffered three devastating defeats by the Boer Republics at the battles of Stormberg (690), Magersfontein (948) an...