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.
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You can find a wealth of information about 19th and early 20th century military personnel in the NSW State Archives Collection, from regimental orders to details of public servants who served in the military and information about the soldier's settlement blocks they held when they came home. This webinar will introduce you to some of these sources.