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Portrait of a nurse in uniform.

Portrait of Miss Georgina Pope, head nurse of First Canadian Contingent during the Boer war. Possibly in her nurse's uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York

Canada at War: A Guide to Library and Archives Canada's Websites Recalling the Canadian War Experience

South African War

The South African War was the first time a large Canadian force participated in an overseas conflict after Confederation. It lasted from 1899-1902.


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Soldiers of the South African War (1899-1902)

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