The South African War 1899-1902

Sometimes called the Boer War or Anglo-Boer War


* Anglo-Boer War Museum
One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Although the protagonists were Britain and the two Boer Republics, the population of South Africa as a whole became embroiled in the war either directly or indirectly.
* Australia and the Boer War, 1899 - 1902
Overview from the Australian War Memorial Museum
* New Zealand in the South African ('Boer') War - Embarkation Database and Roll of Honour.
This database was compiled by Colin McGeorge from the Education Department of the University of Canterbury. Colin became interested in the South African War while completing his PhD thesis on the social and moral values fostered in New Zealand schools between 1877 and 1914. The information was sourced from the nominal rolls of the New Zealand Contingents published in the Appendices to the House of Representatives. From
* New Zealand in the South African ('Boer') War 1899-1902
In a combination of text, photographs, drawings, songs, and poetry this exhibition explores wartime experiences in South Africa and New Zealand. It includes sound files of poetry reading and singing, a complete transcript of a troopship newspaper and a database of every soldier who joined the New Zealand contingents that fought in the South African War. From
* The South African War
The South African War, sometimes called the Boer War or Anglo-Boer War, was the first major conflict of a century that was to be marked by wars on an international scale.