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Nicholsons Nek / Tchrengula Battlefield

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Matcheson Street
PO Box 29
Ladysmith 3370
KwaZulu Natal
South Africa

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Fifi Meyer 


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Nicholsons Nek / Tchrengula Battlefield - Profile

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In an effort to halt the Boer offensive of October 1899, Lt. General George White undertook a night march on the 30th October. Troops led by Colonel Carleton were ambushed and 800 PoWs were taken at Nicholson's Nek. Encounters at Tchrengula and Modderspruit, also known as the Battle of Farquhars Farm, followed. The British were also defeated in this battle. As a result on the 31st White finally withdrew to Ladysmith. The Boers were led by General Louis Botha

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In an effort to halt the Boer offensive of October 1899, Lt. General George White undertook a night march on the 30th October. Troops led by Colonel Carleton were ambushed and 800 PoWs were taken at Nicholson's Nek. Encounters at Tchrengula and Modderspruit, also known as the Battle of Farquhars Farm, followed. The British were also defeated in this battle. As a result on the 31st White finally withdrew to Ladysmith. The Boers were led by General Louis Botha

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Nicholsons Nek / Tchrengula Battlefield - Who's Who's

: Fifi Meyer