Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) reserves at the docks, 1899 (c)
Lantern slide, Boer War (1899-1902), 1899 (c).
The 1st Battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment fought throughout the South African conflict as part of 11th Brigade, serving at several engagements including Spion Kop (1900) and Tugela Heights (1900). During the campaign the 1st and 2nd Volunteer Battalions raised a service company to reinforce the 1st Battalion in the field.
From a collection of 243 lantern slides, mainly relating to the Boer War, mainly illustrations from 'Illustrated London News' and 'The Sphere', 1899-1902.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection