Questions tagged [boer-war]

Questions regarding the history of either of two wars called the Boer War - the first from 1880-81 between the United Kingdom and the Boers of the Transvaal Republic, and the Second Boer War (1899–1902), between the United Kingdom and the Transvaal Republic Boers and the Orange Free State.

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What / When was the first use of concentration camps in history?

I distinctly remember a history teacher of mine claiming that the first use of the concept of concentration camps was done by the English against the Boers in the Anglo-Boer wars, I have wondered for ...
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What would the Royal Sussex Regiment have been doing in South Africa between 1900-1902?

My 2x Great Grandfather, James Walter Juden, served in the Royal Sussex Regiment from 1889 to 1902. I have a copy of his service records. Which I have downloaded from FindMyPast, the images can be ...