Genealogy Projects tagged with Anglo Boer War on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) League of Veterans

    South African War Veterans Association - Oudstrydersbond These Veterans of the Anglo Boer war belonged to the Military Veteran Association named the "Oudstrydersbond" or "League of Veterans" You can search here It was last updated in 2011 A Constant Willem Frederick Aveling 1885 - 1965 Jan Coenraad Aveling 1884 B Jacobus Abraham Bester 1877 Edzard Johan...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Ceylon

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... CEYLON Approximately 5,126 POW were held in the following camps: Camps Diyatalawa (Main camp) Mount Lavina (Convalescent camp) Ragama (Camp for dissidents and irreconcilables) Urugasmanhandiya (Camp for prisoners on...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... Saint Helena Prisoner’s Weekly rations: 5 days a week 1 lb. fresh meat 2 days a weeks 1 lb. preserved meat Every day 1.25 lbs bread, vegetables, condiments, sugar and coffee Camps Approximately 5,866 POW were held...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - Paardeberg

    PAARDEBERG 18 February to 27 February 1900 ' On 18 February 1900, British forces began to besiege a Boer army commanded by General Piet Cronje at Paardeberg Drift on the banks of the Modder River (See map showing the position of the XIX Brigade on 18 February 1900). Among the attacking force were 31 officers and 866 other ranks of the 2nd (Special Service) Battalion, Royal Canadian Regimen...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) New Zealand Contingent .

    Soldiers from New Zealand that served and died in the Angloa-Boer War ( 1899 - 1902 )GENERAL FRENCH'S DESPATCH: 2nd February 1900.—NZMI: Major A W Robin, commanding, deserves special mention for the frequent occasions on which he and his men have performed signal service during these operations. Captain Madocks and his company mentioned in body of despatch for work on 15th January.LORD ROBERTS'...

  • Battle of Elandslaagte.

    21 October 1899 The British having just won the Battle of Talana on 20 October 1899 were not expecting any more trouble from the Boers. However a cavalry force led by General French encountered the Johannesburg Commando under Kommandant Kock just north of Ladysmith.The British rushed reinforcements by train to the scene and attacked the Boers who were encamped behind a horseshoe-shaped ring of ...