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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

Rifleman’s Post
Rifleman’s Post, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

11L | “The 2nd Battalion Kings Royal Rifles began building Rifleman’s Post on 1st November 1899. Sited on the western … Read More

Soofi Mosque
Soofi Mosque, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

12L | “The first Muslim traders came to Ladysmith in 1885. Showing honesty and courtesy as businessmen they were firm … Read More

The Dundee Diehards
Dundee, KwaZulu Natal

712D | RE-ENACTMENT GROUP The Dundee Diehards re-enactment team is a volunteer, non-profit organisation that was formed in 1999, originally … 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

Blockhouse Museum
Blockhouse Museum, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

14L | “Based on a blockhouse at Bergville, the only one remaining in KwaZulu-Natal. The McMaster’s replica contains a remarkable … 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

Ladysmith Town Hall
151 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

16L | “In 1891 the Ladysmith Town Council requested proposals for a new town hall. The selected design by Robert … 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

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

Convent Hill
1 Convent Road, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

17L | LOOKOUT POINT FROM CONVENT HILL Convent Hill now La Verna Hospital. This position in the hospital car park … Read More

Cove Redoubt
Cove Redoubt, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

19L | A fairly concealed position some way back along the flat crest of a hill 500 ft high, from … Read More

Gordons’ Hill
Gordons’ Hill, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

20L | This was the main Naval position: “A piece of high ground in the centre of the Northern line … Read More

Fly Kraal
Fly Kraal, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

21L | “At the Commissariat Godown, an Indian “Coolie” armed with a large umbrella constituted himself the special watcher for … Read More

Hans Dons
Hans Dons, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

22L | Johannes Hendrick De Lange was a well-known figure in Natal, having been an early Voortrekker scout into Natal … Read More