[flag of South Africa of 1912]  The Red Ensign's most prominent moment was probably when General Louis Botha, former Commandant-General of the Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek forces, later Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa and Commander-in-Chief of the Union forces, hoisted it over Windhoek (in the then German South West Africa), after capturing that town from the Germans in 1915.

[flag of South Africa of 1912] The Red Ensign's most prominent moment was probably when General Louis Botha, former Commandant-General of the Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek forces, later Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa and Commander-in-Chief of the Union forces, hoisted it over Windhoek (in the then German South West Africa), after capturing that town from the Germans in 1915.

Die Unie van Suid-Afrika (Engels: Union of South Africa, Nederlands: Unie van Zuid-Afrika) is gevorm op 31 Mei 1910 toe die ou Kaapkolonie en Natal saamgesmelt het met die oorwonne Suid-Afrikaanse Republiek en Oranje-Vrystaat (hernoem na die Oranjerivierkolonie) ná die Boere-oorlog. Die verskeie dele was daarna onderskeidelik bekend as die Kaapprovinsie, Natalprovinsie, Transvaal en die Oranje-Vrystaat.

Die Unie van Suid-Afrika (Engels: Union of South Africa, Nederlands: Unie van Zuid-Afrika) is gevorm op 31 Mei 1910 toe die ou Kaapkolonie en Natal saamgesmelt het met die oorwonne Suid-Afrikaanse Republiek en Oranje-Vrystaat (hernoem na die Oranjerivierkolonie) ná die Boere-oorlog. Die verskeie dele was daarna onderskeidelik bekend as die Kaapprovinsie, Natalprovinsie, Transvaal en die Oranje-Vrystaat.

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://unimaps.com/sth-africa1899/mainmap.gif

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://unimaps.com/sth-africa1899/mainmap.gif

Africa - where one branch of my wive's family tree originated. Would like to be able to be more specific in where the branch started, but at this point we haven't been able to locate more precise information. Hopefully one day we will be able to. #TrollbeadsWorldTour

Africa - where one branch of my wive's family tree originated. Would like to be able to be more specific in where the branch started, but at this point we haven't been able to locate more precise information. Hopefully one day we will be able to. #TrollbeadsWorldTour

Union of South Africa 1941 Scott 52 (87) 1½d slate green & ochre 22×18 mm

Union of South Africa 1941 Scott 52 (87) 1½d slate green & ochre 22×18 mm

Official photographer -- Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No. 234 Squadron SAAF. -- High quality art prints, canvases -- Imperial War Museum Prints

Official photographer -- Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No. 234 Squadron SAAF. -- High quality art prints, canvases -- Imperial War Museum Prints

Union of South Africa  1939-1950 Scott 62 Type (SG 62, 120)  1'- chalky blue & light brown  Photogravure; Hyphen

Union of South Africa 1939-1950 Scott 62 Type (SG 62, 120) 1'- chalky blue & light brown Photogravure; Hyphen

Louis Botha 1862 To 1919 First Prime Minister Of The Union Of South Africa From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 15)

Louis Botha 1862 To 1919 First Prime Minister Of The Union Of South Africa From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (13 x 15)

Buy Louis Botha 1862 To 1919 First Prime Minister Of The Union Of South Africa From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe Published London 1916 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics x at

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