This site's aim is to make available information on the Anglo Boer War 1899 - 1902 and to provide a forum for discussion of the many aspects of this conflict.
The site is owned by David Biggins, author of three books on the Boer War.
The site is free to use and has grown over the years since it was started by David and his late brother Chris in 2004.
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- Sellers: Chapter XIII - Here And There In Cape Colony
- Gore: Appendix II
- Davitt: Chapter XXXIX - Diary Of The War—January To March, 1902
- Sellers: Chapter VI - Magersfontein
- Harris: Chapter VIII - The siege of Kimberley
- Conan Doyle: Chapter 9 Battle Of Magersfontein
- Davitt: Chapter VI - Boer Artillery And Commandoes
- Breytenbach: Part I
- 78th Company, 20th Battalion (1)
- Distinguished Conduct Medal (2)
- Royal Engineers, Staff (1)
- Concentration camps - Introduction (7)
- Concentration camps - Locations (8)
- 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards (1)
- 102nd Company, 5th Battalion (1)
- South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) (2)
- Queen's South Africa Medal (7)