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Caesar’s Camp
Caesar’s Camp, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

01 | 6th Jan 1900 Around 2h45 on the 6th January 1900 the Heidelberg Kommando stormed the eastern end of … Read More

Royal Rifles Graves at Caesar’s Camp
Royal Rifles Graves at Caesar’s Camp, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

04 | 6th Jan 1900 Mass graves of men who were killed in the action here on 6th January 1900.

Rifle Brigade Monument
Rifle Brigade Monument, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

05 | 6th Jan 1900 This monument is in memory of the men who were killed in the action here … Read More

The Burgher Monument
The Burgher Monument, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

06 | In the middle of the Platrand overlooking Ladysmith is the Burgher Memorial. Unveiled in 1979 in honour of … Read More

Manchester Fort on Platrand
Manchester Fort, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

07 | 6th Jan 1900 “The largest of the forts built along the Platrand, Manchester Fort is about midway along … Read More

Wagon Hill on Platrand
Wagon Hill, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

08 | 6th Jan 1900 Around 2:45 am on the 6th January Free State Commandos, led by Zacharias de Jager … Read More

Wagon Point on Platrand
Wagon Point, Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

09 | 6th Jan 1900 Around midday Commandant de Villiers and his men attacked the gun position at Wagon Point, … Read More