British Troops on Campaign. Boer war 1901

Soldiers wearing the Home Service Helmet with khaki cover and neck curtain during the Boer War. Note especially the leather chinstrap which was fixed to the rose bosses underneath the khaki cover.

A Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – 1902. Mounted officer wearing khaki drill frock, Sam Browne belt rig, foreign service helmet and pantaloons tucked into stohwasser gaiters. (Photo: James Holt collection)

Study of the British Officer on Active Service in South Africa 1899 – Mounted officer wearing khaki drill frock, Sam Browne belt rig, foreign service helmet and pantaloons tucked into stohwasser gaiters.

Memorial to English and Australian soldiers who fought

Memorial to English and Australian soldiers who fought

Australia contributed the largest number of colonial troops to the war. Troop enlistment totalled 16,175.

Australia contributed the largest number of colonial troops to the war.

The Imperial Light Horse in camp

The Imperial Light Horse in camp

Officers of the 6th Western Australian Mounted Infantry

Officers of the Western Australian Mounted Infantry

Nurses from Western Australia go off top war - 1900

website dedicated to the construction of an Australian National Boer War Memorial in ANZAC Parade Canberra

Australian soldiers and horses waiting to board a ship to travel to Africa and to war

Glass Negative - Soldiers & Horses Waiting to Board Ship, Boer War, Melbourne, 1901

Australian Troops

Men from the South Australian (Mounted Rifles) Contingent, who fought in the Boer War. Third from left is Trooper Harry "The Breaker" Morant. South Africa, c. AWM Australia and the Boer War,


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