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This pennant was flown by the 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders as part of the Highland Brigade during the Boer War. - The Highlanders' Museum

Cape Colony & Natal

Orange FreeState& Transvaal

Cape Colony & Transvaal

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In 1899, which territories were controlled by the British?

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The Queen’s South Africa Medal and 26 clasps were awarded for service in South Africa between 11th October 1899 and 31st May 1902 - The Highlanders' Museum

Dutch settlers who arrived in the Cape of Good Hope from 1652

Dutch colonisers who ruled all of South Africa

Dutch gold and diamond mine owners

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Who were the Boers?

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The 1st Cameron Highlanders

The 2nd Seaforth Highlanders

The Lovat Scouts

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Which British regiment, formed of Highland stalkers, ghillies, and shepherds, were sent to rival Boer tactics?

Watercolour by William Skeoch Cumming depicting General Prinsloo’s surrender to the British on the 29th July, 1900 - The Highlanders' Museum

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The British placing Boer civilians into concentration camps

The British invasion of the Orange Free State and Transvaal

The Boers' invasion of Cape Colony and Natal on 12th October 1899

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Which event is widely considered to be the main catalyst of the Second Boer War?

An Officer's dirk which belonged to a 2nd Seaforth Highlander killed during Black Week - The Highlanders' Museum

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October1899

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When did the British army eventually seizecontrol of the Orange Free State and Transvaal?

Antimacassar, or chair cover, taken from an abandoned Boer farmhouse by a Lovat Scout during the war - The Highlanders' Museum

September 1900

May 1902

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