The Battle of Kalkheuwel

3rd June 1900 After the occupation of Johannesburg on 31st May 1900, Lord Roberts advanced on Pretoria leading his main force towards Schurweberg (Sesmylspruit) west of Pretoria. General French left the main force with his cavalry soon after they had crossed the Jukskei River at Leeukop. He led his two Cavalry Brigades and the Mounted …

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