This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends
The Battle of Elands River was an engagement of the Second Boer War that took place between 4 and 16 August 1900 in western Transvaal. The battle was fought by the Elands River between a force of 2,000 to 3,000 Boers who attacked a garrison of 500 Australian, Rhodesian, Canadian and British soldiers, who were stationed at Brakfontein Drift near the Elands River to act as a garrison for a British supply dump. Over the course of 13 days, the garrison was heavily shelled and attacked with small…
Foto van my ouma Harris se pa, van was Booysen, was lid van die Wakkerstroomkommando. My oupa Harris was ook lid van Wakkerstroomkommando en was as krygsgevangene gestuur na Bermuda.
Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena
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