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7 | The South African / Anglo Boer War 1899 – 1902

Platrand
Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

705 | “The Platrand is a long hill on the south side of the town. It was a critical section … Read More

Armoured Train Incident
Armoured Train Incident - Churchill Capture Site, Frere Area, KwaZulu-Natal

706 | On the 15th November 1899 Winston Churchill, a war correspondent for the Morning Post persuaded his friend Capt … Read More

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

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

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