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A group of unnamed Cape Policemen in Mafeking during the siege.



Three of the four men on the front row are wearing the BSA Company Medal.



Source: ILN 4 November 1899
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Boer fort


Boer Howitzer

Source: Heroes of the Boer War by F Rompel
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From Edward Ross's Siege Views of Mafeking.

From his original photographs. Published by Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1900.





BP on his lookout



Lord Edward Cecil telling funny stories outside staff 'dugout'

From the left: Captain Ryan, Major General Baden-Powell, Lord Edward Cecil, Major Hanbury-Tracey, Captain Wilson and Lt McKenzie (sitting). Flanked by two boys of the Mafeking Cadets.
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Arrival of the Protectorate Regiment - possible map location D3 ( www.angloboerwar.com/forum/6-places/2891...eking?start=42#82986 )




BP on the lookout


Lady Sarah Wilson in her dugout


The Mafeking Mint showing the siege notes. Captain Greener on the left. Edward Ross on the right.

Source: Ross' Siege Views of Mafeking
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Lord Edward Cecil and Mr Bell holding a Court of Summary Jurisdiction


Cape Police detachment


Volunteers


Field hospital: Dressing native's head

Source: Ross' Siege Views of Mafeking
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Lord Charles Bentinck and Major Godley in the 'Dug-out' Mess Room


Major Godley's lookout - Map location B3 ( www.angloboerwar.com/forum/6-places/2891...eking?start=42#82986 )


Issuing rations in the native village

Source: Ross' Siege Views of Mafeking
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