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Mount Prospect Cemetery
Mount Prospect Cemetery, Newcastle Area, KwaZulu Natal

507 | This is the site of the British camp and Military Cemetery during the Transvaal War of Independence 1880-81 … Read More

Dingane’s Spring
Dingane's Spring, Ulundi Area, KwaZulu Natal

108 | Take the Mtonjaneni turnoff on R34. A short distance past Mtonjaneni Lodge on the right you will see … Read More

eNtombe Battlefield
eNtombe Battlefield (Myer's Drift), Paulpietersburg Area, Mpumalanga

408 | 12 March1879 At Myer’s Drift on the eNtombe River, in the very early hours in the morning a … Read More

Ithaleni Battlefield
Ithaleni Battlefield, Mgungundlovu Area, KwaZulu-Natal

208 | April 1838 In April 1838 a Voortrekker Commando led by Uys and Maritz set out to recover the … Read More

Fort Amiel Museum
Fort Amiel, 4 Fort Street, Amiel Park, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

506 | Fort Amiel was opened as the Cultural History Museum of Newcastle in 1990 at the restored British military … Read More

Ladysmith Siege Museum
151 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

The Ladysmith Siege Museum is acclaimed as one of the best Anglo Boer War museums in South Africa, its displays … Read More

Hlobane Battlefield
Hlobane Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu-Natal

409 | 28 March 1879 In the early hours of 28 March 1879 two British columns mounted an attack on … Read More

Sooilaager
Sooilaager, Loskop Station Area, KwaZulu-Natal

209 | 19th June to 1838 Maritz built a defensive laager using sods to build a wall underneath the wagons. … Read More

Khambula Battlefield
Kambula Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu Natal

410 | 29 March 1879 On the29 March 1879 some 22 000 Zulu warriors attacked the fortified British position at … Read More

Ambleside Military Cemetery
Ambleside Military Cemetery, Colenso, KwaZulu-Natal

710 | Burial site of soldiers of the 5th Irish Brigade, killed in Battle of Colenso. The Irish Brigade had … Read More

Skiets Drift
Skiets Drift, Ladysmith/Winterton Area, KwaZulu-Natal

210 | This drift was used by many Voortrekker parties including those of Maritz and Uys when they first entered … Read More

Battle of iNthabamnyama
Battle of iNthabamnyama, Bergville Area, KwaZulu-Natal

711 | 20 – 22 January 1900 In an attempt to turn the Boer right flank Lieut. Gen Sir Charles … Read More

Gingindlovu Battlefield
Gingindlovu Battlefield, Eshowe Area, KwaZulu Natal

411 | 2 April 1879 In the early morning the Zulu Army attacked Lt Gen. Lord Chelmsford’s relief column en … Read More

Danskraal
68 Park Lane, Ladysmith, 3370, South Africa

211 | The story has it that Pretorius’ Commando stopped here on its way to Blood River and a Dance … Read More

Wasbank Laager
Wasbank Laager, Wasbank, KwaZulu-Natal

212 | It is at this laager on the 7th Dec 1838 that Pretorius, Landman and Cilliers formulated the “The … Read More

Rangeworthy Military Cemetery
Rangeworthy Military Cemetery, Bergville/Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

712 | Situated below iNtabamnyama Battlefield. Many of the men who lost their lives in the above and below actions … Read More

Prince Imperial Memorial
Prince Imperial Memorial, Nqutu area, KwaZulu-Natal

412 | 1 June 1879 Louis Napoleon, the Prince Imperial of France, then exiled in Britain, begged Queen Victoria to … Read More