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

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

Blood River Poort Battlefield
Blood River Poort Battlefield, Vryheid/Utrecht Area, KwaZulu-Natal

724 | 17 September 1901 Battle fought during Gen Louis Botha’s second invasion of Natal. A British Squadron attacked a … Read More

Mount Itala Battlefield
Mount Itala Battlefield, Babanango/Nkandla Area , KwaZulu-Natal

725 | 25-26 September 1901 The British position consisted of sangars on the summit of the hill manned by about … Read More

Fort Prospect
Fort Prospect, Babanango Area, KwaZulu-Natal

726 | 26 September 1901 This outpost was manned by 82 British Soldiers but were forewarned of the pending Boer … Read More

Holkrans Battlefield
Holkrans Battlefield, Vryheid Area, KwaZulu-Natal

727 | 6 May 1902 Louis Botha’s Commandos desperate for food began raiding local Zulus’ cattle and crops. The abaQulusi … Read More

British Soldiers Memorial
British Soldiers Memorial, Volksrust, Mpumalanga

728 | The Cross shaped Memorial in honour of British Soldiers who died during battles around Volksrust, and Amersfoort areas … Read More

Concentration Camp Memorial
Joubert Road, Volksrust, Mpumalanga

729 | In the Volksrust town square adjacent to the municipal buildings is a Memorial Statue and wall of Remembrance … Read More