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Type: Document
Description: Israel's Poort, the first major engagement for the Canadians since Paardeberg, established the Royal Canadians as a veteran battalion of the South African War.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: This document provides detailed descriptions and background on the headgear, footwear, and insignia worn by the 2nd (Special Service) Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment of Infantry, Royal Canadian Dragoons, Canadian Mounted Rifles, and Royal Canadian Field Artillery.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document Image
Description: Provides a brief biography of Charles Comfort, official war artist.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Under Lieutenant-Colonel T.D.B. Evans' leadership the Canadian Mounted Rifles carried out some very successful actions, including the seizure of a key hill at Leliefontein on 7 November 1900 that prevented the Boers from trapping a British force.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: British planning for the postwar period included a para-military force to police the conquered Boer republics. This resulted in the creation of the South African Constabulary (SAC) with the appointment of Major-General Robert Baden-Powell in August 1900.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: In April 1902, the British requested a fourth Canadian contingent of 2000 men. The contingent was recruited in April 1902 and organized into the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th regiments of Canadian Mounted Rifles.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Image
Description: Three maps that show the location of the Battle of Leliefontein and the movement of British, Canadian, and Boer troops between 9am and 11am on November 7, 1900, near Belfast, South Africa.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: On 22 June, 1900, as a patrol of eight Canadian Mounted Rifles neared the kopje at Honing Spruit, South Africa, they were attacked by several hundred Boers.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: The legacy of the Canadian experience with machine guns in South Africa was that the Canadian Expeditionary Force went to war in 1914 armed with the Colt machine gun.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
 
Type: Document
Description: Leliefontein was the most desperate situation faced by Canadians during the South African War. In the morning of November 6, 1900, British and Canadian troops dispersed a large Boer commando across the Komati River. Later, British troops retreated to Belfast while the Royal Canadian Dragoons covered their rearguard. The Boers used the British retreat as an opportunity to launch strong attacks against the Canadian Line.
Site: Canadian War Museum
 
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