Asked in History of Australia
Were the Australians representing Australians or their colonies in the boer war?
Australians were actually representing their colonies in the Boer War. The colonies, or states, did not join together under the name of the Commonwealth of Australia until Federation, which occurred on 1 January 1901. ...
How did the Boer war cause Australians to question British control over Australia?
If it did, it wasn't significant. The Australians lost roughly 1,000 men in the Boer War. If anything the Australians resented the British during WWI (the Great War) especially after Gallipoli...and which Australia lost 60 times as many men in WWI than they did in the Boer War. As an added note, in both of the those wars Australian servicemen were volunteers; unfortunately, the bulk of the Australian fighting men in Vietnam were drafted. ...
Asked in Afghanistan, Australia, War in Afghanistan
How many people from Australia have died in the Afghanistan war have died?
how many native Australians died
Asked in War and Military History, History
What was the long term significance of the boer war?
Boer War became a significant part of Australian history and identity. Over 10,000 Australians served in Australian units alone, and many others in British units. Some 500 Australians died in the war, about half from disease. Nearly 7,500 Canadians served, with deaths totaling 219, and New Zealand sent some 6,500 troops, with 229 resulting deaths. The war was, after all, an imperial effort. ...
Asked in Australia in WW2
Where did Australians go to fight for the first time?
As a federated country, Australia first fought in the Second Boer War.
Asked in World War 1, WW1 Allied Forces
How many Australians soldiers died in World War 1?
over 18,000 where died and 20,000 wher wounded
Asked in War and Military History, South Africa
Where was the third south African war the boer war?
There was a first and a second Boer War. The Third Boer War is still to come. ...
Asked in War and Military History
Was nz involved in the boer war?
Yes, New Zealand was involved in the Second Boer War 1899 -1902. New Zealand sent 6500 soldiers, 230 of these soldiers died. We also sent 30 female nurses and 20 female teachers. The Second Boer War was the first overseas conflict which New Zealand sent troops. Note: "Boer War" refers to the Second Boer War. The First Boer War 1880-1881 is not well-known and did not involve New Zealanders. ...
How do aboriginals celebrate ANZAC day?
Many of Australia's indigenous people commemorate ANZAC day with the same respect and solemnity as other Australians do. After all, many Aborigines have served in wars in which Australia has been involved, since the Boer War, which was well before World War I and Gallipoli. see the related link below on indigenous Australians who have served in wars. ...