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John Norwood VC

John Norwood (08/09/1876 – 08/09/1914) was serving as a second lieutenant in the 5th Dragoon Guards during the Second Boer War when his actions resulted in him being awarded the Victoria Cross. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of … Continue reading

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Charles Edward Parker VC

Charles Edward Haydon Parker (10/03/1870 – 05/12/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 26 June 1900, Issue: 27205,  Page: 3964, reads: “On the occasion of the action … Continue reading

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Bethulie Concentration Camp Memorials

The images in this post are courtesy of Clive Jackson and are used with permission.  The concentration camp in Bethulie does not have a good reputation as can be read in British Concentration Camps of the South African War, and … Continue reading

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Thomas Joseph Crean VC, DSO

Thomas Joseph Crean (19/04/1873 – 25/03/1923)  was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Anglo Boer War in 1901. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 11 February 1902, Issue: 27405, Page: 843, reads: “1st Imperial Light Horse. Surgeon Captain Thomas … Continue reading

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Anglo Boer War Blockhouses

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The Jameson Raid Surrender Memorial: Doornkop

There are a number of memorials associated with the ill fated Jameson Raid of 1896, and I have decided to split them as opposed to keeping them all together like they were before. My knowledge of these events is small, … Continue reading

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The Paardekraal Monument in Krugersdorp

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