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The Natal Battlefields

The Second Boer War (1899) - Vaalkrans.

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Buller was again defeated by the Boers at Vaalkrans in a third attempt to relieve Ladysmith suffering 333 casualties.

The Second Boer War - Vaalkrans.

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1900 5th February - Vaalkrans

(Ladysmith)

Instead of General Sir Redvers Buller, he was by now referred to by many of his men as Sir Reverse Buller.

Although the British had crossed the river and taken the position from the Boer forces, they determined that their forces were insufficient to breach the Boer lines and retreated.

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