Thursday 13th of February 2003 11:22 AM 
 
 
Updates [2001 -2002]

8th June 2002
A new essay has been added, completing Christy McCormick's series on Canadian involvement in the war.
Click here to read, Canada's Boer War: A Fight for Human Rights.

6th May 2002
New images have been added to the
Oranje Vrijstaat Artillerie Corps Historical Study and Re-enactment Group.
Click here to view this page

The figures for the "Landed areas of combatant nations" on the Statistics page have been converted from m2 to km2
Click here to view this page

5th May 2002
A new page, Medals and Decorations of the Boer War, has been added.
Click here to view this page.
Please note that this page is not yet finished.

19th March 2002
A link to the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum has been added.

8th February 2002
Image of Boer War monument in Dublin added to the Monuments page.
Click here to go there.

5th February 2002
New link to a database of convicts to Australia has been added to the Genealogy Links pages.
Click here to view this database.

26th January 2002
New article on the Breaker Morant controversy from The Bulletin has been added with kind permission of the magazine.
Click here to read it.

14th January 2002
A biography of Walter D.M Bell (the famous hunter) has been added to the site.
Click here to view this bio.

11th November 2001
8 Victoria Cross recipients' full details, including age, date and explanations of their deeds have been added to the Victoria Crosses page.
Click here to go there.

7th November 2001
Two new images added to the General C.R. De Wet page.
Click here to go there.

28th October 2001
New Australian biography added to the British & Commonwealth Biographies (K-Z) page.
Click here to view this biography.

24th October 2001
New page added: Letters of the Boer War.

Added: a biography of Colonel Charles Tremeer.
Click here to read it.
My thanks to Keith Edwards for the information.

21st October 2001
Added: The Boer War Experiences of L.J. Groenewald - The reminiscences of his Boer War experiences, written down in the late 1960s. An absolutely fascinating account of the day-to-day war.

17th October 2001
Added: a fascinating article on the sinking of HMS Sybille in 1901.
Click here to read it.

9th October 2001
Format of Monuments and Memorials page updated and many new monuments (with images) added.
Click here to go to this page.

5th October 2001
Oranje Vrijstaat Artillerie Corps Historical Study and Re-enactment Group
Click here for more information.

22nd September 2001
New pages added: Postal History of Orange River Station
and

Flags and Coats-of-Arms of the War Era

19th September 2001
New gallery added: Gallery of Boer War Miscellanea.

18th September 2001
New Biographies section added:
Miscellaneous Figures

14th September 2001
Images added to the Concentration Camps page.
Click here to view them.

13th September 2001
A new page has been added: New Books on the War. The page will feature as many new works on the war - both fiction and non-fiction - as possible.
Click here to view it.

15th August 2001
The entire Shipping News listed in the Cape Times Weekly Edition from 1899 to 1902 has been added to the Shipping News section.
Click here to view this page.

13th August 2001
The Graves and Gravesites
page has been updated and is now easier to look through.
Click here to view this page.

6th July 2001
A factsheet on the Welch Regiment in the War has been added to the Regiments section.
Click here
to view this information.

5th July 2001
A factsheet on the South Wales Borderers in the War has been added to the Regiments section.
Click here
to view this information.

4th July 2001
An excellent article on Swedish Cape Rebel, Frederick Toy, written by Mr Bertil Häggman has been added to the Essays Section.
Click here
to view this essay.

14th June 2001
New images of carbines, rifles and revolvers used during the War have been added to the Weaponry Gallery.
Click here
to view them.

14th June 2001
A biography of New Zealand soldier Alfred Robin has been added to the biography pages.
Click here to view this entry.

 

 

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