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Boer Army – Infantry lying firing

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FIGHTING FOR THE BOERS

Various foreign volunteers served with the Boer armies, either in the commandos or in special units. After high casualties these groups were combined into a single foreign commando.

Nationality

Commandos

Own Unit

Commando

Legion of France

Comte Georges Villebois-Mareuil

300

100

Hollander Corps

Commandant Jan Smoronberg

400

250

American Volunteers (Hassell’s Scouts)

Commandant John A Hassell

150

150

Irish Brigade

Colonel John Franklin Blake

Arthur Lynch

100

100

-

Russian Scouts (Don Cossacks)

Commandant Alexis de Ganetzky

100

125

German Corps

Colonel Adolf Schiel

300

250

Italian Corps

Camillo Ricchiard

300

100

Scandinavian Corps

Commandant Flygare

100

50

Total

 

1,850

1,025

 

Source: Wargaming In History, the Second Anglo-Boer War, Edwin Herbert, Argus Books, 1990. Edited by Stuart Asquith, this little gem of a book is a wonderful introduction to any wargamer wanting to build Boer War armies. The three battle scenarios provided are particularly useful.

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