|An interesting image of a private of the Cape Town Highlanders.
Images of this colonial highland unit are not often encountered. The unit saw action in Bechuanaland (1896-97) and
during the Anglo-Boer War. It also saw action in both World Wars. The Cape Town Highlanders still exist as a
volunteer unit in the South African Defense Forces and is now designated the Gonnema Regiment (mechanized
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F. Gow - Photographer
Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa