The Second Anglo-Boer War begins 1899

#OnThisDay 1899 The Second Anglo-Boer War began. 50,000 Irish would serve there in thirteen infantry regiments & three cavalry units within the British Army. Three hundred Irishmen, like John MacBride, would also fight with the Boers against British Imperialism.

#Ireland #History #SouthAfrica

Royal Munster Fus Boer War 1899.jpg

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