This page lists the main Boer units. 

Orange Free State

Transvaal

Other units

Foreign Corps

Bethlehem
Bethulie
Bloemfontein
Boshof
Bothaville
Brandfort
Caledon River
Edenburg
Fauresmith
Ficksburg
Frankfort
Harrismith
Heilbron
Hoopstad
Jacobsdal
Kroonstad
Ladybrand
Lindley
Parys
Philippolis
Rouxville
Senekal
Smithfield
Thaba Nchu
Ventersburg
Vrede
Vredefort
Wepener
Winburg

Amsterdam
Bethal
Bloemhof
Boksburg
Carolina
Christiana
Elandsfontein
Elands River
Ermelo
Fordsburg
Germiston
Heidelberg
Jeppestown
Johannesburg
Klerksdorp
Krugersdorp
Lichtenburg
Lydenburg
Marico
Middelburg
Piet Retief
Potchefstroom
Pretoria
Rustenburg
Standerton
Swaziland
Utrecht
Vryheid
Wakkerstroom
Waterberg
Wolmaransstad
Zoutpansberg
Zwartruggens

Artillery

ZARPs

Edward's Scouts
Fichardt's Scouts
Hassell's Scouts
Jooste's Scouts
Kirsten's Scouts
Pretoria Mounted Rifles
Ricchiardi's Scouts
Runck's Scouts
Scheeper's Scouts
Theron's Scouts
Theunissen's Scouts
Von Goeben's Scouts

 

American
French
German
Holland
Irish
Italian
Russian
Scandinavian
Swiss

Histories of the commandos are rarely documented.  A recent publication had been produced on the Boksburg Commando and is available for £4 ex p&p at this site.  The Boksburg Commando was famous for the capture of Winston Churchill at Chieveley as well as the capture of the British guns at Colenso.

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