Valliant Death of a Commandant. Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April 1902. He and 50 of his men died gallantly charging the British line on horseback.
BOER WAR A 4.7 inch gun known as 'Joe Chamberlain' firing during the barrage of Magersfontein. The barrage was one of the biggest since Sevastopol but only served to warn the Boers of the imminence of British attack. THE SECOND ANGLO - BOER WAR, SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902