Boer War

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Anglo Boer War 1899-1902

Also see


findmypast introduced, in March 2017, the database "Anglo-Boer War Records 1899-1902"[1], compiled from multiple sources. Elsewhere, this is stated to be based on a register compiled by military researcher Meurig Jones over a period of 25 years.

External links

  • Anglo Boer
    • Select Unit information/Indian and Ceylon units
    • Select Forum- Main Forum- Medals and awards- Indian Contingent, for information about the Indian troops sent to South Africa, and the medals awarded.
  • Military History Journal, South African Military History Society has many online articles about the Boer War. Journals are online from Vol 1 No 1 December 1967, excluding the issues from the most recent years.
    • This article[2] briefly states that "in South Africa [2nd Anglo-Boer War, 1899–1902] there were a large number of officers and natives lent by India" and favourably mentions the Indian Military Accounts Department
  • Indian Army units in the Boer War from "Ladysmith History & The Boer War", now an archived website.

Historical books online


  1. Anglo-Boer War Records 1899-1902 findmypast
  2. "Lieutenant-Colonel Seton Churchill and the financial lessons of the African campaigns, 1879-1902" by J Black Military History Journal Volume 14 No 1 - June 2007 South African Military History Society