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Bornman, Hans, Pioneers of the Lowveld, SA Country Life, Nelspruit, 1995

Bosman, D.B., I.W. Van Der Merwe and L.W. Hiemstra, Tweetalige Woordeboek/Bilingual Dictionary, eighth revised and enlarged edition, third impression, Tafelberg, Cape Town, 1988

A Dictionary of South African English on Historical Principles, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996

Imperial Map of South Africa, Field Intelligence Department, Cape Town, April 1900

Transvaal (Major Jackson's Series), Mapping Section – Field Intelligence Department – Army Headquarters, Pretoria, April 1901

Officieele Kaart van den Oranje Vrijstaat, J.J. Herfst, Bloemfontein, 1891

Jeppe's Map of the Transvaal or S.A. Republic and Surrounding Territories, Pretoria, 1899 (six sheets)

Juta's Map of South Africa, Edward Stanford, London, 1895

Magisterial Districts and Provinces as at April 1994, Government Printer, Pretoria, 1994

Bornman, Hans, A Dictionary of siSwati Place Names, SA Country Life, Nelspruit, 1993

Letters from the Boer War. Peter Thomas, Old Yorkshire 1899.
13H History of the XIII Hussars. CRB Barrett, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 1911
18HRH The 18th Hussars in South Africa. Burnett, Maj Charles, Warren & Son, Winchester, 1905
34IY The Story of the 34th Company (Middlesex) Imperial Yeomanry. From the Point of View of Private No. 6243
5DG The Story of a Regiment of Horse (5th Princess of Wales's Dragoon Guards) 1685-1922. Major the Hon. R. L. Pomeroy, Blackwood and Sons 1924 (2 vol)
9DIV Work of the 9th Division: Sir H. E. Colville
9KLR The Volunteer Companies of The King's Liverpool Regiment in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 (
AB Diary of a Nurse in South Africa: Alice Bron
Abbott Recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1855-1909. Abbott, PE. JB Hayward & Son, Suffolk 1987
ABWMP Anglo-Boer War Memorials Project -
AC Anti-Commando. V Sampson & I Hamilton. Faber & Faber limited, 1931
ACH The Australian Commonwealth Horse. George Newbury, 1990
AD Adventure: J. E. B. Seely
ADM188 Sailors service records. The National Archives London
AEM Our Boys Under Fire or Maritime Volunteers in South Africa second edition. Anne Elizabeth Mellish, Examiner Office, Charlottetown 1900
Afloat Afloat and Ashore. The Royal Navy During the Boer War 1899-1902. Peter Singlehurst, Token Publishing, Honiton, Devon. 2006
AH Angels on Horseback: F. P. Crozier, Jonathan Cape, 1933
AIR Air Ministry. Records held by The National Archives, London.
AL From Alexandria to Ladysmith with the 87th. The 1st Battalion Princess Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers in South Africa 1899-1900. Bvt-Major DW Churcher re-print Boer War Books, York 1984
AL yyyy Army List yyyy = year
AM Story of the War in South Africa: A. T. Mahan
Anderssen Anderssen, Ds E.C., Die Verlede Herleef, Voortrekkerpers Beperk, Johannesburg, 1943
ANG Army & Navy Gazette
ANZAC Discovering Anzacs.
AO Scottish Yeomanry in South African War: A. S. Orr
AO yyyy Army Orders
AP From Aldershot to Pretoria: W. E. Sellers
APTGW After Pretoria: The Guerilla War, Wilson, H.W., Harmsworth Brothers, 1902
Archer Home for Christmas A Wartime Anthology, Archer Jeremy. Century (Random House) 2007
ART Officers of the Artillery
ARTYVICS Artyvics. The Victoria Cross and The Royal Regiment of Artillery. Marc J Sherriff. Royal Artillery Historical Trust 2006
ASC Royal Army Service Corps: J. Fortescue
Ashanti95 Ashanti 1895-96. McInnes, Ian & Fraser, M, Picton Publishing (Chippenham) Ltd, 1987
Austin "Wireless goes to war: The use of wireless communications in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902", Dr Brian Austin. Soldiers fo the Queen, Victorian Military Society issue 179 Winter 2020/2021
AV History of the Aberdeen Volunteers
AW Australians at the Boer War. R. L. Wallace, AWM & AGPS Canberra 1976
AWM Australian War Memorial
AWWW The Anglo-African Who's Who and Biographical Sketchbook, 1907
BAA British Army Ancestors. (picture of soldier)
Baker A Fine Chest of Medals The Life of Jack Archer, Baker, Colin. Mpemba Press, Cardiff 2003
Barbour Barbour, F., 'Who was Magersfontein's 'Young Unknown Scottish Bugler'?', Military History Journal, vol.4, no.6, December 1979
Bardgett The Black Angel. The Volunteers of the Border Regiment in the Boer War. Bardgett, Colin. Bookcase, Carlisle 1997
Barnard Genl. Louis Botha op die Natalse front 1899–1900, Barnard, Dr. C.J., A.A. Balkema,
Barnard Barnard, Chris (red.), Die Transvaalse Laeveld, Tafelberg–Uitgewers Beperk, Kaapstad, 1975
BB Anglo-Boer War 1899-1960 - Photo album (? Kimberley)
BBBB Blue Bonnets, Boers and Biscuits The Diary of Private William Fessey DCM. Heather Wilson, London 1998
BBM British Battles & Medals. Ed J Hayward, D Birch and R Bishop. Spink 2006 (7th edition)
BC Buller's Campaign: J. Symons
BE To the Bitter End: E. Lee
Beak The Aftermath of War: An Account of the Repatriation of Boers and Natives in the Orange River Colony 1902-1904, Beak GB, Edward Arnold 1906
Bees St Bees School:
Beggars Absent Minded Beggars. Yeomanry and Volunteers in the Boer War. Will Bennett. Leo Cooper 1999
Beighton "The St John Ambulance Brigade in the South AfricanWar, 1899-1902 Casualties and Memorials in South Africa" Beighton, Professor P & de Villiers, JC. SAMHS Vol 10 No 5"
Bell "The Diary of 3016 Pte Horace Bell, 14th Regiment of Hussars", SAMHS Vol 10 No 6
BF The Third Battn. Buffs in South Africa: Hirst
BG Mafeking: A Victorian Legend: Brian Gardner
Birkin The History of the 3rd Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. RL Birkin (1907)
BJB "Bastards of the Boer War" Johnson Barker, Brian. Medal News June/July 2006
BK With "Bobs" and Krüger: Experiences and Observations of an American War Correspondent in the Field with Both Armies. FW Unger, Henry T. Coates and Company, Philadelphia 1901 (reprinted 2008)
BL British Library
BM Two years at the front with the M.I.
BO The History of the Welsh Militia and Volunteer Corps: 1 Anglesey and Caernarfonshire. Bryn Owen, Palace Books, Caernarfon, 1989
BPM Baden Powell at Mafeking: Grinnell Milne
Bradfield Bradfield College Register, 1850-1923.
Breytenbach Die Geskiedenis van die Tweede Vryheidsoorloog in Suid–Afrika,1899–1902, Breytenbach, J.H. Government Printer, Pretoria, 1969 (six volumes)
Brighton Brighton College
Brown War With The Boers, Brown, H., H. Virtue and Company, Limited, London, 1900–1902 (five volumes)
BrownR Aspects of the Boer War [including the diary of Pte 4358 R Brown Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders], Archibald, M. Fledgling Press, 2005
BS Boot and Saddle : a Narrative Record of the Cape Regiment, the British Cape Mounted Riflemen, the Frontier Armed Mounted Police, and the Colonial Cape Mounted Riflemen, PJ Young, Maskew Miller Cape Town 1955
BU Boer and Uitlander: W. F. Regan
Burke The Siege of O'Okiep (Guerrilla Campaign in the Anglo-Boer War). Peter Burke, War Museum of the Boer Republics, Bloemfontein 1995
Burnham Scouting on Two Continents. Major Frederick Russell Burnham, DSO. Ivan Deach jnr, Los Angeles, 1934
BVC-PLH The Bushveldt Carbineers and the Pietersburg Light Horse. Woolmore, W (Bill). Slouch Hat Publications McRae, Australia. 2002
BW vol/issue/page Black and White Budget.
BY Great Boer War: Byron Farwell
CA Casualty photo album – contact me for more information
Campbell Campbell College
CANA Soldiers of the South African War (1899 - 1902). Canada.
CANA-GWP Canadian Great War Project:
CANA-WWI Canadian Expeditionary Force:
CANSC Knowing No Fear. The Canadian Scouts in South Africa 1900-1902. Jim Wallace, Trafford Publishing 2008
Canterbury Canterbury
Cav A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919, vol 4 1899-1913. Anglesey, Marquis of. Leo Cooper, Secker & Warburg 1986
CC The Canadian contingents and Canadian imperialism: a story and a study. W Sanford Evans, T Fisher Unwin, 1901
CCnn City Coins auction house, Cape Town, South Africa. The two numbers following 'CC' refer to the number of the auction catalogue.
CCR The Corps of Cattle Rangers Boer War 1899-1902. Lt-Col Neil C Smith AM. Mostly Unsung Military Research and Publications, Australia 2006
CD Great Boer War: A. Conan Doyle
CD981 Papers Relating to the Administration of Martial Law in South Africa, HMSO 1902
CET Cornish Evening Tidings, Penzance
CF Chaplains at the Front: Owen S. Watkins
CG Coldstream Guards 1885 - 1914: Hall, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1929
CG-ABW Coldstream Guards Record Of South African Campaign 1899-1902.
CH South African War Record of the 1st Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 1900-1-2. The Northern Counties Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd, Inverness 1903. (A special edition of "The 79th News")
Chalmers Bombardment of Ladysmith Anticipated: The Diary of a Siege. Alan Chalmers, Covos Day Books,South Africa 2000
Charterhouse Charterhouse Register 1872-1900
Chelmsford mmyyyy The Chelmsfordian Magazine (Chelmsford Royal Grammar School)
Chelt Leaving All That Was Dear, Cheltenham and The Great War. Sacker G & Devereux J. Promenade Publications, Cheltenham 1997
Childs Ladysmith (Battleground South Africa). Lewis Childs, Pen & Sword Books Ltd 1998
CIV One Thousand Miles with the C.I.V., J Barclay Lloyd. Methuen & Co 1901
CL From Capetown to Ladysmith: G. W. Steevens
Clarke A History of the Natal Police. The Nongqai: 503, 504. Clarke, W J 1909/1910.
Clifton Clifton College Register.
CM Chances and Mischances: C. Gilson
CMR Cape Mounted Rifles roll
Coghlan "The Transvaal Outbreak. The Boer attack on Lancaster Hill, Vryheid, 11 December 1900" Coghlan, M. SAMHS Vol 10 No 4"
Collins Records of 1st East Lancashire Mounted Infantry Company, Lancashire Infantry Regiments Museum archive, Fulwood Barracks, Preston
Copley "Ambush at Kalkheuwel Pass, 3 June 1900 ", Copley, Professor IB. SAMHS Vol 9 No 4
Copley 1 "The Second Battle Of Silkaatsnek 2 August 1900" Copley, IB. SAMHS Vol 10 No 3
CORRES Personal correspondence
Cowper The King’s Own, The Story of A Royal Regiment, Vol 2 1814-1914. Col LI Cowper, Oxford University Press, 1939
CP Campaign Pictures: A. G. Hales
CPG Cinque Ports Gazette December 1935. A journal of the 5th (Cinque Ports) Bn The Royal Sussex Regt.
Creswicke South Africa and the Transvaal War. Creswicke, Louis, The Caxton Publishing Co., (eight volumes, no date)
CS Canada's Sons on Kopje and Veldt: TG Marquis
CTH The Cape Town Highlanders 1885-1970. Orpen, Neil. The Cape Town Highlanders History Committee, Cape Town 1970
Cuckfield Cuckfield, West Sussex. Excerpts from the parish magazine
CV History of the Cambridge University Officers Training Corps.: Hew Strachan
CW Sir Charles Warren and Spion Kop
CWGC Commonwealth War Graves Commission -
CY Cheshire Yeomanry
Dalbiac Major Henry Shelley Dalbiac, Victorian Cavalry Officer. John Davenport. Military Illustrated, number 72 May 1994
Danes Cassell's History of the Boer War 1899-1901. Danes, Richard, Cassell and Company Ltd 1901
Darby "The KSA and the Bar-Less Conductors", Darby R. Medal News 200812
DBNLI The Durban Light Infantry, Volume I 1854-1934 by Lieutenant-Colonel A.C. Martin, The Regiment, Durban 1969
DCM-WW1 Citations of the Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914–1920. Naval and Military Press, 2007.
DDT Derby Daily Telegraph
De Wet De Strijd Tusschen Boer en Brit, De Wet, C.R., Höveker & Wurmser, Amsterdam, 1902/De Wet, Christiaan Rudolf, Three Years War, Archibald Constable and Co Ltd, London 1902
Deaths-Cape Civil registration (deaths),Cape Colony. National Archives of South Africa.
Deaths-Natal Civil registration (deaths), Natal, 1863-1923. National Archives of South Africa.
DeathsSea Deaths at sea, 1781-1968.
Dewar With the Scottish Yeomanry: Being a Reprint, Somewhat Altered & Extended, of Letters Written from South Africa During the War of 1899-1901. T Buncle & Co, Arbroath 1901
DF Second Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War
DG 7th Dragoon Guards 1688 - 1902
Diespecker "The Attack on Willowmore, 1 June 1901" Diespecker, DD. SAMHS Vol 9 No 4
DJ The Boer War. Denis Judd
DK Echoes from the Battlefields of South Africa: D. Kidd
DLI Officers of Durham Light Infantry 1758-1968, MacGregor, Malcolm privately published 1989.
DM How we kept the flag flying: D. MacDonald
DoM The Defence of Mafeking Medal. MG Hibbard FSANS, FSA Scot. Reprinted from Spink & Son's Numismatic Circular 1979
Dover Dover College Register
Downham Red Roses on the Veldt, Lancashire Regiments in the Boer War 1899-1902. John Downham, Carnegie Publishing Ltd, Lancaster 2000
Doyle The Great Boer War, Doyle, Arthur Conan, Smith, Elder, & Co., London, complete edition, 1902
DR Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War, Reitz, Deneys, Faber & Faber Limited, London, 1929
Droogleever 'General Yule's Retreat from Dundee', Droogleever, R.W.F., Soldiers of the Queen, Issue 78, Sep 1994
DSAB Dictionary of South African Biography, Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria, 1968–1987 (five volumes). De Kock, W.J., D.W. Krüger and C.J. Beyers (successive editors–in–chief)
Dulwich Dulwich College Register (see
Durham Durham School Register
Duxbury Duxbury, G.R., various papers and monographs written whilst Director of the S.A. of the S.A. National Museum of Military History
DW On the Heels of De Wet
DWR History of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1st and 2nd Battalions 1881-1923, Brigadier-General CD Bruce, Medici Society 1927
DWR-1 The History of The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) 1702-1992, JM Brereton AND Major ACS Savoury MBE, Published by The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment Regimental Headquarters 1993
DWT Devon Weekly Times
Eaton Letter from Cpl Eric Eaton describing fighting around Bethlehem Oct-Nov 1901
EB Memoirs of 65th Regt. 1st York & Lancs. 1756 - 1913: E. C. Broughton
EC The H.A.C. in South Africa: Basil Williams & Erskine Childers, Smith, Elder & Co, 1903
ECS Essex County Standard newspaper
ED With the Eighth Division: E. C. Moffett, Knapp, Drewett & Sons 1903
Edmondson John Bull's Army From Within, Edmondson, Robert, Francis Griffiths 1907
Effect Soldiers' Effects Records, 1901–60. National Army Museum, Chelsea, London, England.
EHW War Letters to T.H.W. from South Africa 1899-1902,E.H.W. Eric Holt-Wilson, Clemency Holt-Wilson 2000
Eloff Oorloogsdagbookie van H.S. Oosterhagen, Eloff, C.C. (Ed.), Januarie–Junie 1902, Raad vir
Engelenburg General Louis Botha. Engelenburg, Dr. F.V., George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London, 1929
Epsom Epsom College Register. Available on
ER Twice Captured, A Record of Adventure during the Boer War. Earl of Rosslyn, William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1900
ES The fight for the flag in S. Africa: E. Sanderson
ESURREY4VB History of the 4th VB East Surrey Regiment, Captain Albert Larking, 1912
ET Rights and Wrongs of Transvaal War: E. T. Cook
ETON Etonians in the Boer War
EV The Boer War: Eversley Belfield
EVETEL Evening Telegraph
EW Eton and the War: Mrs Warre Cornish
F&W The Queen's South Africa Medal to The Royal Navy and The Royal Marines Fevyer, WH & Wilson, JW. Spink & Son Ltd, 1983
FC French's Cavalry Campaign. J. G. Maydon, C Arthur Pearson Ltd, 1902
FCKH In Memoriam of Colonel Francis Charles King Hunter 24th Regiment, South Wales Borderers and Thomas Fraser Hunter by their Sister. IF Hunter nd ca. 1922
FD No charge for Delivery: C. W. L. De Souza
Ferreira Geschiedenis Werken en Streven van S.P.E. Trichard, Ferreira, O.J.O., Raad Vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing Pretoria
Fettes Fettes School Register 1870 - 1953
FF A fight to the Finish: C. G. Dennison
FH Historical Record of the 14th Hussars: J. G. Browne
FL The Fifth (Royal Irish) Lancers in South Africa 1899 - 1902. WT Willcox (Boer War Books, York reprinted 1981)
FM Four Months Besieged: H. H. S. Pearse
Fogg "The Anglo Boer War The 5th Contingent Queensland Imperial Bushmen in South Africa 1901 - 1902 The History of this contingent from its formation in January 1901 until it was disbanded on 5th May 1902" Fogg MBE, Alan l. Internet edition October 1999
Ford Account by Trpr M Ford, NSWL, of his capture and escape from captivity published in The Sydney Mail 30-06-1900. Reproduced
FP The Great Boer War, Letters: F. Price
FR The Life of Lord Roberts: Sir G. Forrest
FRAM Framlingham Register
Freshney My Experiences in the South African War 1899-1900. Trpr Fred A Freshney, Imperial Ligh Horse, Friskney/Freshney FHS 1996 (1903)
FT The Tale of a Field Hospital: F. Treves
FW The History of the Maidstone Companies, Royal Army Medical Corps (Volunteers). Frederick J Wood, Kent Messenger, Maidstone 1907
Garrish The Records of "I" Company. A Brief History of the East Surrey Volunteers Service in the South African War. 1901 Garrish, AG.
GB With the Guards Brigade: Rev. E. P. Lowry
GC Commission of H. M. S. Terrible: George Crowe
GD Battle of Magersfontein: G. R. Duxbury
GDG Goodbye Dolly Gray: W. Kruger
GF With General French and the Cavalry in South Africa: C. S. Goldmann
GG The Gateshead Gurkhas. A History of the 9th bn The Durham Light Infantry 1859-1967. Moses, Harry. County Durham Books, Durham 2001
GH With The Green Howards in South Africa 1899-1902. ML Ferrar, Eden Fisher & Co, 1904
Gilbert Rhodesia & After Being the Story of 17th & 18th Battalions of IY. Gilbert, SH. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, 1901
Gildea For Remembrance. South Africa 1899-1902. Gildea, Sir John. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1911
GLEN Glen Almond School
GM Burgin's War: G. Moore
GO A Captain of the Gordons: Mrs M. Miller
Goldmann With General French and the Cavalry in South Africa, Goldmann, Charles Sydney, Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1902
Gomm Gomm, N., 'Commandant P.H. Kritzinger in the Cape, Dec. 1900–Dec. 1901', Military History Journal, vol.1, no.7, December 1970
GPR Gravestone Photographic Resource.
GR The History of the Welsh Militia and Volunteer Corps: 2 The Glamorgan Regiments of Militia. Bryn Owen, Palace Books, Caernarfon, 1990
Gray The South African War 1899-1902: Service Records of British and Colonial Women. Sheila Gray, 1993
GrenGds First or Grenadier Guards in South Africa 1899-1902. The Naval & Military Press Ltd, East Sussex, 2005
GRO General Register Office: Army Death Indices (1881 to 1955)
GS Record of the Mounted Infantry of C.I.V.: G. H. Guillam Scott, E. & F. N. Spon 1902
Gurney History of The Northamptonshire Regiment, 1742-1934. Lt - Col Russell Gurney, Gale & Polden, Aldershot 1935
GW Scapegoats of the Empire: G. Witton
HA South African War Honours and Awards, 1899-1902. Officers and Men of the Army and Navy Mentioned in Despatches (1902). Arms & Armour Press with Hayard & Hall, 1971
HAIL Haileybury School
Haldane How We Escaped From Pretoria. Cpt A Haldane, William Blackwood & Sons, 1901
Hall Halt! Action Front! With Colonel Long at Colenso. Darrell Hall, Covos-Day Books, South Africa 1999
Hare The Annals of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, volume IV. Major-General Sir Steuart Hare, John Murray 1929
Harris Harris, J.D., 'The Other Vlakfontein – An action in the Anglo–Boer War, 3 July 1901', Military History Journal, vol.9, no.6, December 1994
HARROW Harrow School
Harvey Monuments to Courage Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials. David Harvey, Privately published 1999
Hay An Epitomized History of The Militia. Col George Jackson Hay, United Services Gazette, (nd ca. 1905)
HB1 Household Brigade Magazines (Bound Volumes)
HB2 Household Brigade Magazines (Bound Volumes)
HB3 Household Brigade Magazines (Bound Volumes)
HC Spion Kop: H. G. Castle
HD The Seaforth Highlanders in South Africa
Hebden Trying their luck in South Africa, Letters from South Africa. Peter Thomas Old Yorkshire 1999
Letters from the Boer War. Peter Thomas, Old Yorkshire 1899.
Heberden The Diary of a Doctor's Wife (Part 1) During the Siege of Kimberley October 1899 to February 1900. Heberden, Winifred. SAMHJ Vol 3 No 4 December 1975
Herald Worthing Herald newspaper
HG Heroes and Gentlemen, an Army Chaplin's Experiences in South Africa: Rev. R. M'Clelland
HH South Africa and the Boer-British War comprising a history of South Africa and its people, including the war of 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1902: J Castell Hopkins War Book Pub. Co Toronto
Hibbard Boer War Tribute Medals. MG Hibbard. Constantia Classics, South Africa 1982
HJ With our Soldiers at the Front: H. Johnson
HL From Pillar to Post: Lowther
HLI Proud Heritage: The Story of the Highland Light Infantry, vol III 1882-1918. Lt-Col LB Oatts. The House of Grant
HM Side Lights on the March: H. F. Mackern
HMG Official History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902: Compiled by The Direction of His Majesty's Government. Maurice, Sir Frederick and Grant, Maurice H., Hurst and Blackett Limited, London, 1906 and onwards (four volumes)
HN Ladysmith, Diary of a siege: H. W. Nevinson
HOP Military History of Perthshire
Hossfeld Hossfeld's New Pocket–Dictionary of the English and Dutch Languages, fifth edition, Hirschfeld Brothers, Ltd., London, s.d. [1908]
Howell Anglo-Boer War Diary of Herbert Gwynne Howell. Edited by Andre Wessels. Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria 1986
HR On Commando: G. H. Russell
HS Letters of Major Hart Synott
HURST Register of St. John's College, Hurstpierpoint, 1914
ID With the Inniskilling Dragoons. Watkins Yardley, J. Longmans, Green And Co 1904
ILH Story of the Imperial Light Horse. Gibson, GF. GD & Co 1937
ILI With the Imperial Light Infantry Through Natal, Charles Boscawen-Wright, Straker 1903
ILN Illustrated London News
IM The Boer War in Postcards: I. McDonald
IR In the Ranks of the C.I.V.: E. Childers
IrishRgt The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment From 1684 to 1902. Lieutenant-Colonel G le M Gretton, William Blackwood and Sons, 1911
IYLSM The Imperial Yeomanry Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. JMA Tamplin, Spink (n.d.)
JA The Relief of Ladysmith: J. B. Atkins
JAH The Siege of Mafeking. J Angus Hamilton, Methuen & Co, 1900 (e-book)
Jarvis Jottings from an Active Life. Jarvis, W Col. Heath Cranton 1928
JB With the Buffs in South Africa: J. B. Backhouse
JBATT The History of 'J' Battery Royal Horse Artillery. Major GEW Malet, Charles Good & Co 1903 (1898)
JC 5,000 miles with the Cheshire Yeomanry: J. H. Cooke
Jeal Baden Powell, Tim Jeal, Hutchinson, London, 1989
JF The Last of the Gentlemen's Wars. A Subaltern's Journal of the war In South Africa. JCF Fuller. London: Faber and Faber, 1937.
JG The Green Horse in Ladysmith: Lt. Col. St. John Gore
JH The War in South Africa: J. A. Hobson
JM Music of the Guns: H. J. May
Jones HM Jones, H.M., 'The Delagoa Bay Railway and the origin of Steinaecker's Horse', Military History Journal, vol.10, no.3, June 1996
Jones MGM Jones, M.G.M., 'Fight at the South Rand Mine, December 26th, 1900, Eastern Transvaal', Soldiers of the Queen, Issue 80, March 1995
JP The Transvaal from Within: J. P. Fitzpatrick
JR Wars Brighter Side: Julian Ralph
JS Photos taken by John Scott
KAFFRRH The Kaffrarian Rifles 1876-1986. Coleman, Francis L. The Kaffrarian Rifles Association, East London 1988.
Kahn Women and Men at Sea Gender Debate aboard the Hospital Ship Maine during the Boer War 1899-1900. Richard J Kahn, Journal of the History of Medicine, Vol 56 April 2001, OUP
KC Killie Campbell Africana Library, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Kemp Khaki Letters from "My Colleagues in South Africa" Correspondence From The Post Office Telegraphists of the 24th Middlesex (PO) Rifle Volunteers. Naval & Military Press (reprint) 2010
KFC The Kimberley Flying Column : Boer War Reminiscences. Perham, Frank, Timaru n. d.
KG Thank God we Kept the Flag Flying. Griffith, Kenneth, Hutchinson, London, 1974
KH The King's Royal Irish Hussars Diary of the South African War 1900-1902. JW Morton, Gale & Polden, Aldershot 1905 (Naval & Military Press reprint)
KIM S.O.K. Diamond Field Advertiser
Kimber Memorials of Charles Dixon Kimber, lieut. 48th co. Imperial yeomanry, by his sister Ada Thomson. Ada Thomson, J. Nisbet & Co., Limited, 1902
King The Boer War 1899-1900, complete and fully illustrated compiled from authentic sources. RE King & Ltd 1900
KJA-IY The Roll of the Imperial Yeomanry, Scottish Horse and Lovat's Scouts. 2nd Boer War. Kevin Asplin, DP&G, Doncaster
KR1 K.R.R.C. Chronicles
KR2 K.R.R.C. Chronicles
KR3 K.R.R.C. Chronicles
Krause The War Memoirs of Commandant Ludwig Krause 1899–1900, Krause, L. Van Rieebeck Society Second Series No.26, Cape Town, 1996 (for 1995)
KRRC The Annals of The King's Royal Rifle Corps, vol IV. Mjr-Genl Sir Stuart Hare. John Murray 1929
KS On active service with the Northumberland & Durham Yeoman South Africa 1900-1901: KB Spurgin, The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd, Newcastle on Tyne nd (ca.1902)
KWA Kirkcaldy War Album : containing portraits of over two hundred Fife men serving in South Africa and groups and views connected with the war. Fifeshire Advertiser, Kirkcaldy, 1901
L1 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
L2 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
L3 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
L4 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
L5 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
L6 Diaries of the Siege of Ladysmith
LA The Lindley Affair, A Diary of the Boer War. BN Reckitt, A Brown & Son Ltd, Hull 1972
LB Staff Work of the Anglo-Boer War: Lady Briggs
LE Boers and Little Englanders. L J. Proctor
LEEDS Leeds Grammar School Admission Books. 19th Century. Edited By Edmund Wilson, FSA. J Whitehead & Sons, Leeds 1906
Lewis SJAB Imperial Yeomanry Hospital, Deelfontein. Unpublished autograph book. Lewis, EK, Soldiers of the Queen, Victorian Military Society
LFM Letters From Mafeking, Edward M Spiers, Pen & Sword, 2018
LG London Gazette:
LH History of Lumsdens Horse. Henry HS Pearse, Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1903
LINES Word by an Eyewitness. Linesman. William Blackwood & Son, 1901
LIS The Lebombo Intelligence Scouts, Huw M Jones South African Military History Journal Vol 12 No 6 - December 2003
LL Ladysmith and Lydenburg-Anglo-Boer letters of Alfred Markham. Ed Grant Christison, Pietermaritzburg 1993
Lloyd A Call to Arms, A Valley History. WG Lloyd, Cwmbran, Gwent, 1999.
LM With Lord Methuen in South Africa: H. S. Gaskell
LMY Leeds Mercury
LP The Last Post being a roll of all officers…who gave their the South African War 1899-1902. Mildred G Dooner. Reprinted JB Hayward & Son, Suffolk 1980
LR The Life of a Regiment, Volume III. The History of the Gordon Highlanders during and after the Boer War. A. D. Greenhill Gardyne. Leo Cooper, 1972
LRMN Lord Roberts Message to the Nation [Was MN]
LSARS The Life Saving Awards Research Society.
LSRV mmyyyy The London Scottish Regimental Gazette
LU Letters from a Uitlander 1899 - 1902
Lugg Zulu Place Names in Natal. Lugg, H.C., (revised by Dr. A.T. Cope), The Daily News, Durban, 1968
Lugg1 A Natal Family Looks Back. HC Lugg. TW Griggs & Co, Durban 1970
LumsdenRH Lumsden's Horse
LV Letters from the Veldt - An Account of the Involvement of Volunteers from Queensland. Len Harvey, Hervey Bay, R & J McTaggart & Co., 1994
Magdalene Magdalene College (University of Cambridge), Purnell, E. K. London, F.E. Robinson & Co. 1904 (
Magyar Magyar Front. Winter 2011. International Hungarian Military Preservation Society
Malan Malan, Jacques, Die Boere–Offisiere, 1899–1902, J.P. van der Walt, Pretoria, 1990
Malvern The Malvernian, Malvern College
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MN Medal News [year month]
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MP Morning Post
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NYT New York Tribune
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WYCL Wycliffe College
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