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The War - An Overview - South African War

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Canadians first saw combat in the South Africa in February 1900 and subsequently distinguished themselves in various roles throughout the remainder of the war. This overview briefly recounts the highlights of Canada's participation in that war and names recipients of the Victoria Cross and the Royal Red Cross medals.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

War Medals (1866-1918)

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In the latter part of the 19th century and the early 20th century awards were given for active service in some of the most important battles of Canadian history. Here is a list of those medals and others awarded to service men and officers who served in theaters of war during that time. Photos are provided along side the information.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada