South African War
Holkrans Cave: The uninhabited Holkrans Cave in the Meiringskloof Nature Reserve offered shelter to the entire population of women and children of Fouriesburg during the Anglo-Boer War. They hid in the cave until the war was over. The cave has an enormous overhang and the entrance is not easily detected. Legend has it that the British soldiers often heard the women and children's voices in the hills but that they could not detect where the sound came from.
Emily Hobhouse: (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926) was a British welfare campaigner, who is primarily remembered for bringing to the attention of the British public, and working to change, the deprived conditions inside the British concentration camps in South Africa built for Boer women and children during the Second Boer War.
General Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey (22 October 1847 – 15 September 1914), known as Koos de la Rey, was a Boer general during the Second Boer War and is widely regarded as being one of the strongest military leaders during that conflict. He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. Nickname - Koos, Lion of the West