Detail from The Dawn of Majuba, by Richard Caton Woodville
Detail from The Dawn of Majuba, by Richard Caton Woodville, celebrating the contribution of The RCR in the victory over the Boers at the battle of Paardeberg (27 February 1900) in the South African War.
"I would here like to mention the distinguished part played by the Royal Canadian Regiment in its advance on the enemy's trenches on 27th February, and referred to by me in my despatch No. 3 of 28th February, 1900" - Field Marshal Lord Roberts, Despatch No. 5, 31 March 1900