Memorials, honours and medals of the South African War

Memorials, honours and medals of the South African War

Memorials, medals and remembrance honouring fallen Canadian soldiers who served in the South African War.

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King’s South Africa Medal

History, description and image of the King’s South Africa Medal.

The Queen’s Scarf of Honour

History of the scarves Queen Victoria knitted for privates, and the only Canadian soldier to receive it.

Queen’s South Africa Medal

History, description and image of the Queen’s South Africa Medal.

South African war memorials

Directions to the 11 Canadian war memorials in South Africa and details on the veterans buried in each.

The Victoria Cross

List of Canadians who received the Victoria Cross after serving in the South African War.

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Maps of South Africa

Map of Southern Africa showing the British colonies and the Boer republics

Browse a catalogue of maps which outline the movements and positions of Canadian units during the conflict.

President Brand Cemetery

The memorial is in the center of red flowers and green grass

Find the names of the soldiers listed on the President Brand Cemetery memorial grounds.

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