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Early in 1902, Colonel E.C. Knox’s column swept across the Eastern Transvaal in a great ‘drive’ to round up the scatted Boer Commandos. On 1st February 1902 there was a skirmish with the Bethal Comman

There is the tale of a ghostly couple who meet on the Bergendal Battlefield. During the later guerrilla phase of the war a British soldier on patrol met and fell in love with the feisty daughter of th

During the past 110 years the ghosts of a British Army Officer and a Nurse have been seen meeting under the old Bluegum trees (near the stump of a burnt out pepper tree) at Waterval Onder. The Officer

During the course of his research into the Battle of Bergendal my friend, Huffy Pott, visited the military cemetery near Airlie station in the Elands Valley. After complaining about the overgrown stat

In July 1901 during the height of the guerrilla war in the Magaliesberg Mountains, a young Boer woman enrolled as a nurse at the British Army Field Hospital in the town of Rustenburg. Both British and

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