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Elandslaagte Battlefield Memorial

| GPS Co-ords: -28.4244, 29.98259, Ladysmith, South Africa
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Worth stopping

We passed this on the way into Nambiti, and decided to stop on the way out. Pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
03Brenda03
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Dunblane
historical information

well preserved historical site. natural setting is intact. easy to visualise the actual... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Ayub K
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Jeddah
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Dec 27, 2017
“Worth stopping”
Jul 24, 2017
“historical information”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| GPS Co-ords: -28.4244, 29.98259, Ladysmith, South Africa
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

We passed this on the way into Nambiti, and decided to stop on the way out. Pleasantly surprised to see how well kept the Memorial is. Very simple and natural setting - made me wonder what all those young men from all over Britain must...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

well preserved historical site. natural setting is intact. easy to visualise the actual battle.well maintained.

Thank Ayub K
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Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

If you are doing a tour of the Battlefields of Natal South Africa then Elandslaagte is a must. Yet another example of the stupidity of the British command at the beginning of the Anglo Boer War.

Thank Ian E Wilson
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

This memorial is situated close to one of the entrance gates to Nambithi and is worth a stop. It is kept very clean and gives details some of the soldiers who were killed during this particular battle.

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Elandslaagte was one of the most vicious of the Anglo/Boer War battles and the memorial is a fitting reminder of this. Situated on the boundary of Nambiti Game Reserve the site, although not very well maintained, is a must for anyone who is interested in...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Anglo Boer War. A remberance about the terrible way the British killed the Boers with lances as they were trying to escape from them. They suffered a horrible death and the English joked about it sfterwards and said the have been pig sticking the Boers.

Thank 482guestg
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Visited On way into Nambiti reserve, at the memorial gate worth a 10 minute visit but not if way out of your way

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

The battlefield at Elandslaagte is somewhat difficult to get to, as part of it is enclosed by the Nambiti game reserve. When you travel on the N11 from Newcastle to Ladysmith, you will come to th Elandslaagte turnoff onvyour left. It is approximately 20 km...More

1  Thank johannhamman
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Reviewed September 23, 2015

This battlefield memorial can be a quick stop if you are in the area. It is right outside the Memorial Gate entrance to Nambiti Game Reserve. There are two monuments, one on either side of the road: the Dutch Corps Monument on one side and...More

1  Thank rperkinsphotography
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