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Lieutenant Colonel Redver Buller winning the Victoria Cross at Hlobane rescuing a fellow officer

Lieutenant Colonel Redver Buller winning the Victoria Cross at Hlobane rescuing a fellow officer

Young Winston by Bud Bradshaw.    Young Winston Churchill leads British Lancers against the hordes at Omdurman, 1898.

Young Winston by Bud Bradshaw. Young Winston Churchill leads British Lancers against the hordes at Omdurman, 1898.

This painting by R. Caton Woodville, entitled "The Dawn of Majuba Day"

This painting by R. Caton Woodville, entitled "The Dawn of Majuba Day"

1:Lord Chelmsford.2:Officer of the 1st Dragoon Guards.3:Trooper,17th Lancers.4:W.H.Longcast,Chelmsford's Interpreter.

1:Lord Chelmsford.2:Officer of the 1st Dragoon Guards.3:Trooper,17th Lancers.4:W.H.Longcast,Chelmsford's Interpreter.

Horsemen rode out and began setting fire to several military amakhanda (military barracks), when the Zulu army (consisting of between 15 000 and 20 000 warriors) launched its attack on the British Square at the Battle of Ulundi. After desperate fighting, during which time the Zulus advanced to within 30 metres of the square, they were driven off with heavy losses. This was the final Battle of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

Horsemen rode out and began setting fire to several military amakhanda (military barracks), when the Zulu army (consisting of between 15 000 and 20 000 warriors) launched its attack on the British Square at the Battle of Ulundi. After desperate fighting, during which time the Zulus advanced to within 30 metres of the square, they were driven off with heavy losses. This was the final Battle of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.

BOER AND BRITISH FORCES,1900 1 and 2 :Boer Burgher and Z.A.R.P. 3:Officer,City Imperial Volunteers.4:Trooper,Natal Cartineers.

BOER AND BRITISH FORCES,1900 1 and 2 :Boer Burgher and Z.A.R.P. 3:Officer,City Imperial Volunteers.4:Trooper,Natal Cartineers.

Surreys Mounted Infantry.2nd Boer War c1900

Surreys Mounted Infantry.2nd Boer War c1900

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British; Natal Native Contingent 1879 L to R Native ranker, Native NCO and European Officer.

British; Natal Native Contingent 1879 L to R Native ranker, Native NCO and European Officer.

A Captain of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders as he might have appeared in South Africa 1899-1902. He wears a khaki drill doublet with gauntlet cuffs, helmet with khaki 6 panel cover and regimental badge or “flash” on the left side consisting of an o/r’s collar badge on a red Melton cloth backing. His beautiful honey colored Sam Browne belt, haversack and water bottle are all provided by Hobson and Sons, and his helmet is by Hawkes & Co. (Photo: James Holt collection)

A Captain of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders as he might have appeared in South Africa 1899-1902. He wears a khaki drill doublet with gauntlet cuffs, helmet with khaki 6 panel cover and regimental badge or “flash” on the left side consisting of an o/r’s collar badge on a red Melton cloth backing. His beautiful honey colored Sam Browne belt, haversack and water bottle are all provided by Hobson and Sons, and his helmet is by Hawkes & Co. (Photo: James Holt collection)

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