The NSW Anzac Centenary website highlights records from the State archives relating to key events and historical themes associated with NSW and World War I. A number of these documents have been digitised and made available to view online for the first time, alongside historical background to help contextualise the records.
The war between the British and the two Dutch South African republics — the Boer War — began on 11 October 1899 when the Boers declared war on the British. It lasted until 31 May 1902. This Guide provides a brief overview and list of the main sources in our collection relating to New South Wales' participation in the Boer War.
A brief overview of the major sources we hold that relate to coastal fortifications, defence works and military buildings.