Thursday, November 2, 2017

Remembrance: ancestors' military memorabilia tell a story

Border Mounted Rifles: brass button with BMR and crown.
Boer War period.

Border Mounted Rifles: the famous boot and spur insignia, 
with the motto 'Rough but Ready'
shown on memorials at Intombi Cemetery Ladysmith

In memory of William Dixon Smith who died at Intombi
during the Siege of Ladysmith 1900. Also his stepson
Alick Anderson of the same unit.

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