Theatres of War - Boer Wars (1880-1881 & 1899-1902)
Below is a list of all major battles and actions involving the British army in the Boer wars. It also includes the regiments involved in the Boer wars with some suggested websites that may be of interest in researching your anesters or genealogy in general.
Description: The Boer wars were fought between Britain and Dutch settlers (Boers) in South Africa. The war was the result of resentment towards Britian colonial policy which threatened the independence of Boer states of Transvaal and Orange Free state.
Major battles and actions that your ancestors may have fought in.
- Laing's Neck
- Majuba Hill
- Talana Hill
- Belomnt and Graspan
- Modder River
- Spion Kop
- Val Krantz and Pieters
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