South African War (1899-1902)
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Canada’s involvement in the South African War, its first overseas military action.
Historical databases, files and records from the South African War.
Timeline of milestones and events involving Canada’s military during the South African War.
Memorials and medals honouring Canadians who served in the South African War.
Visit the Canadian War Museum`s South African War exhibit.
Learning activities to explore Canada’s role in the South African War.
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Maps of South Africa
Browse a catalogue of maps which outline the movements and positions of Canadian units during the conflict.
President Brand Cemetery
Find the names of the soldiers listed on the President Brand Cemetery memorial grounds.
Victoria Cross gallery
Explore the list of Canadians who received the Victoria Cross after serving in the South African War.
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