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Spion Kop Battlefield
Spioenkop/Spion Kop Battlefield, Bergville Area, KwaZulu-Natal

713 | 24 January 1900 Certainly the most futile and bloodiest of five battles fought in an effort to relieve … Read More

Grave of Piet Retief
Grave of Piet Retief, Ulundi Area, KwaZulu-Natal

214 | Piet Retief and his party were executed here on the orders of King Dingane. The Memorial is near … Read More

Spearman’s Military Cemetery
Spearman's Military Cemetery, Ladysmith/Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal

714 | On R600 between Ladysmith and Winterton. Near the site of No 4 Stationary Hospital during Gen Sir Redvers … Read More

Ulundi Battlefield
Ulundi Battlefield, Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal

414 | 4 July 1879 On the 4 July 1879 Lt Gen. Lord Chelmsford crossed the White Mfolozi River and … Read More

Ophathe Battlefield
Ulundi Area, Part of Emakhosini Opathe Park, KwaZulu-Natal

215 | 27 December 1838 When the Wenkommando reached Mthonjaneni, they were deceived by a Zulu named Bongoza into believing … Read More

Chieveley Military Cemetery
Chieveley Military Cemetery, Colenso Area, KwaZulu-Natal

715 | Site of No 4 Stationary Hospital. Burial place of Field Marshal Lord Roberts’s son Lt. Freddie Roberts. Turn … Read More

Petrus Lafras Uys Memorial
Petrus Lafras Uys Memorial, Kerk Straat, Utrecht, KwaZulu-Natal

416 | Petrus Lafras Uys was one of the original settlers in this area in 1847. He was the first … Read More

Vaalkrans Battlefield
Vaalkrans Battlefield, Ladysmith/Winterton Area, KwaZulu-Natal

716 | 5-7 February 1900 Fourth unsuccessful attempt by Gen. Buller to relieve Ladysmith. Scene of the British feint movement … Read More

Barefoot Lady
Barefoot Lady, Olivier’s Hoek Pass Area, KwaZulu-Natal

216 | After the British occupation of Natal in 1842 many of the Trekkers decided to migrate either back over … Read More

Battle of uThukela (Tugela) Heights
Battle of Thukela Heights, Colenso/Ladysmith Area, KwaZulu-Natal

717 | 12-28 February 1900 In a massive combined operation General Buller’s troops fought numerous battles on the south bank … Read More

Helpmekaar Battlesite
Helpmekaar Cemetery, Helpmekaar, KwaZulu-Natal

718 | 13 May 1900 British forces broke through the Boer line in Biggarsberg Resulting in the British recapturing Dundee. … Read More

Alleman’s Nek Battlefield
Alleman's Nek Battlefield, Volksrust Area, Mpumalanga

720 | This was the battle where the British forces under Gen. Buller finally broke through the Boer forces and … Read More

Scheepersnek Battlefield
Scheepersnek Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu-Natal

721 | 20 May 1900 75 Swaziland Police and Vryheid burghers were stationed here. During a church service a Squadron … Read More

Lancaster Hill
Lancaster Hill, Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal

722 | 11-12 December 1900 The hill overlooking Vryheid was occupied by 900 men of the Lancaster Regt who fortified … Read More