Category Archives: Anglo Boer War

Retrospective: The Horse Memorial in Port Elizabeth

This post was moved to musings due to the issues with image orientation that crept into the original post at AAS. These photographs of the Horse Memorial were kindly taken by Ronnie Lovemore in June 2011, and are used with … Continue reading

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OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

On the 29th of January 1856¬†Queen Victoria issued the royal warrant that established the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.¬† Prior to the 1850s, there was no official standardised system for recognition of … Continue reading

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