Main Forum (3484 topics)

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Introductions (1024 topics)

We encourage new members to post a short introduction of themselves in this part of the forum category and to say what their interest is in the Boer War.
Re: my introduction - and Anthony ...
by Rory
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Medals and awards (1218 topics)

This part of the forum is for posts about Boer War military medals (QSA, KSA, ABO etc) and awards (DSO, DCM etc)
Re: Gilbert Houston of the Natal T ...
by Brett Hendey
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Single clasp QSAs (29 topics)

For information on QSAs with one clasp
Re: Defence of Ladysmith
by djb
2 weeks 3 days ago
This section contains information on the many tribute medals issued for the Boer War as well as commemorative coins and medallions that were struck to remember the war.
by 2li0
2 days 18 hours ago

Events (96 topics)

Posts on the battles, sieges and notable events of the Boer War
Battle of Bakenkop/Leeuwkop Or ...
by FSburgher
3 weeks 1 day ago

Places (94 topics)

The places that were mentioned in the accounts of the Boer War
Re: Matjiesfontein- Western Cape
by DSouter
1 month 3 weeks ago

Museums (4 topics)

For posts related to museums with Boer War collections
Re: King's Banner displayed at the ...
by Frank Kelley
4 months 2 weeks ago
A section devoted to the uniforms of the Boer War, insignia, regimental badges and equipment
Re: Orpen's Light Horse Badge
by RoyS
4 days 5 hours ago

Ephemera (182 topics)

This section is for Boer War collectable items not originally intended to last for more than a short time, such as postcards, stamps, tickets, tokens, bank notes, posters etc
Location Please of Observation ...
by Baden Powell
3 weeks 14 hours ago

Miscellany (502 topics)

A place for those posts that are not catered for in the other forum categories
'Remarkable gift to a Border V ...
by BereniceUK
2 days 15 hours ago

Research and genealogy (2482 topics)

Please use this section of the forum for posts about family history and also about research in general

Research (493 topics)

A section of the forum for information about researching the Boer War, the information available at the National Archives etc
Re: 10883 J A BARKHAM
by Frank Kelley
14 hours 57 minutes ago
The place for anyone interested in family history and searching for information on people who served in the Boer War etc
Charge of murdering a native - ...
by BereniceUK
2 days 14 hours ago

On this day (592 topics)

A record of what happened on each day during the Boer War
Re: March 18th
by Frank Kelley
1 week 1 day ago
This section can be used to list medals missing from Boer War groups in the hope that the listing may help to identify missing items and re-unite them if possible. This section can also be used to list any specific Boer War medals and other items you are looking for
by 2li0
2 weeks 5 days ago
The Important Decisions book is held by the National Archives in WO (WO162/96). This is an interesting book as it records the reasons why QSA, KSAs and clasps were awarded/withheld.
Re: Bronze or silver
by David Grant
2 years 3 months ago
A section for memorials and monuments about the Boer War from around the world
Re: Fort Napier - Maritzburg - The ...
by Brett Hendey
23 hours 16 minutes ago
This section of the forum focuses on the men on the British/Imperial sides who became prisoners during the Boer War.
Re: The Devils Own at Talana
by Brett Hendey
3 days 58 minutes ago
This section focuses on Boer prisoners during the War.
by Elmarie
4 months 2 days ago

Medal rolls (11.7k topics)


ABO (11.7k topics)

Roll of recipients of the Boer War Medal
Re: Graaff, Pieter Hendrik De Vill ...
by djb
1 week 19 hours ago

Site administration (140 topics)

A general area containing site information

Site notices (111 topics)

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by djb
1 month 3 weeks ago

Suggestion Box (13 topics)

Have some feedback and input to share about the forum or the site in general?
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by djb
5 months 5 days ago

Test area (16 topics)

Use this part of the forum to practice how to post, reply, upload images etc
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by Baden Powell
2 months 3 days ago
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