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British Forces in the Second Boer War Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Highland regiments were issued with khaki kilt-covers, although these were only effective from the front, when the men were lying down, the back of the kilt remained conspicuous. Officer, Highland Light Infantry The HLI began the war with trews and cross-hilted Scottish swords: both were soon abandoned. The trews were replaced with khaki trousers. Wolseley helmets, as here, remained popular with officers…

British Forces in the Second Boer War Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Highland regiments were issued with khaki kilt-covers, although these were only effective from the front, when the men were lying down, the back of the kilt remained conspicuous. Officer, Highland Light Infantry The HLI began the war with trews and cross-hilted Scottish swords: both were soon abandoned. The trews were replaced with khaki trousers. Wolseley helmets, as here, remained popular with officers…

British; 58th(Rutlandshire) Regiment,of Foot, Sergeant, 1st Boer War 1880-81.

British; 58th(Rutlandshire) Regiment,of Foot, Sergeant, 1st Boer War 1880-81.

Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

British 20th Company of the 6th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, Anglo-Boer War

British 20th Company of the 6th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, Anglo-Boer War

See Description below. (James Holt collection, Revolvers and cartridges courtesy of the Grant Rombough collection)

See Description below. (James Holt collection, Revolvers and cartridges courtesy of the Grant Rombough collection)

Los últimos casacas rojas mueren en torno a su bandera en Isandlwana, por gentileza de Giuseppe Rava. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro

Los últimos casacas rojas mueren en torno a su bandera en Isandlwana, por gentileza de Giuseppe Rava. Más en www.elgrancapitan.org/foro