The Society earlier this year, arranged a trip to some of the Anglo Boer War battle sites. The tour ably organized by Committee member Angie St George, and with Simon Haw as the guide visited the following sites:
Elandslaaghte – 21 October 1899
Willow Grange – 21 November 1899
Churchill Capture site – 15 November 1899
Cloustan Cemetery – site of General Buller’s camp in October 1899
Colenso Gun sites – 15 December 1899
Colenso – Thukela Heights (13-28 February 1900)- including Harts Hill, Inniskilling Hill, Railway Hill,
Platrand & Wagon Hill – Siege of Ladysmith 2 November 1899 to 28 February 1900.
Spionkop – 23-24 January 1900
Stay-over at Platrand Lodge – Ladysmith by group.
Visit to Ladysmith Siege Museum.
The attached album has snippets of these sites and members of the group enjoying Simon Haw’s well researched guiding.