BOER WAR CARVED PIPE 1899 .JALLABAD 1900-1901 HALLMARKED If item is listed it is available
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BOER WAR CARVED PIPE 1899 . JALLABAD 1900-1901 HALLMARKED Condition as indicated on imagesSecond Boer War
In October 1899, war broke out between British Empire and the Boer Republics of South Africa. The 2nd Battalion landed in the Cape in December 1899, and was part of the British forces defeated at the Battle of Spion Kop in January 1900. In February of the same year, the battalion helped to relieve the siege of Ladysmith. They spent the remainder of the conflict taking part in a number of minor actions.The Battle of Spion Kop
War: The Boer War.
Date: 24th January 1900
Place: On the Tugela River in Northern Natal in South Africa.
Combatants: The British against the Boers.
Generals: General Sir Redvers Buller against General Botha
Size of the armies: 20,000 British troops against 8,000 Boers.
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