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Canadians in the South African War (Boer War)
The Boer War (1899-1902) was the first time a Canadian military force was sent overseas. According to LAC, "Canadians participated in nine important battles between the November 1899 arrival of the first contingent in South Africa, and the end of the war in May 1902."
A total of 7,368 soldiers from all across Canada and 12 Nursing Sisters served in South Africa.
The second Canadian contingent for special service in the field in South Africa
Info on the Boer War at the Canadian War Museum (units, battles, uniforms, maps, etc)
Images at LAC - Boer War
Our Boys Under Fire: NB and PEI Volunteers in South Africa