Topic: BW - Boer War
South African (Second Boer) War
8 November 1899Rensburgstasie, Colesberg;Lombardskop, Ladysmith.
25 November 1899The murder at Derdepoort near Gaberone;
Battle of Graspan, (Enslin);
Carter's Ridge (Lazaretskop),
Kimberley, Cape Colony.
28 November 1899Battle of Modder River (Tweeriviere);
Carter's Ridge (Lazaretskop),
Kimberley, Cape Colony.
December9 December 1899Kamfersdam, Kimberley.10 December 1899Battle of Stormberg;Vaalkop (Surprise Hill), Ladysmith;Attack on fort near Mafeking.
11-12 December 1899
13 December 1899Arundel Station, Colesberg;Bloudraai, (Soutpansdrif), Orange Free State.
15 December 1899Battle of Colenso, Natal.
23 December 1899
- Malolmwane and
- Mmathubudukwane, Bechuanaland.
24 December 1899Joubertskop,Dordrecht, Cape Colony.
26 December 1899
30 December 1899Labuschagnesnek,Dordrecht, Cape Colony.
January1 - 5 January 1900
3 January 1900
- Grassy Hill (Graskop) and
- Skietfontein,Colesberg, Cape Colony.Syfergat (Stormberg/Molteno), Cape Colony.6 January 1900Battle of Platrand (Wagon Hill),Ladysmith, Natal.10 January 1900Agtertang Station;Slingerfontein, Colesberg Cape Colony.14 January 1900Bastersnek (Plessispoort),Colesberg, Cape Colony.15 January 1900Swartrand;Rensburgstasie,Colesberg, Cape Colony.17 January 1900Wright's Farm, Upper-Tugela, Natal;Colesberg Bridge,Colesberg, Cape Colony.18 January 1900Acton Homes,Upper-Tugela, Natal.20-22 January 1900Battle of Tabanyama, Natal.23 January 1900Hlangwane (Cingolo), Natal.23 - 24 January 1900Battle of Spioenkop, Natal.
5 - 7 February 1900Battle of Vaalkrans, Natal.
9 February 1900Australian Hill,Colesberg, Cape Colony.
10 February 1900Basternek (Hobkirk’s Farm),Colesberg, Cape Colony.
11 February 1900Wolwekraal, Orange Free State.
12 February 1900Keeromkop,
- Waterval and
- Dekiels Drift, Riet River, Orange Free State;
Bosrant, Tugela;McCracken's Hill,Colesberg.
13 February 1900Bloubospan, Jacobsdal.
14 February 1900Hussar Hill, Natal;Alexanderfontein, Kimberley.
15 February 1900Roodekalkfontein, (Rondawelsdrif);Waterval Drift,Bloubank, Orange Free State.
16 February 1900Bossiespan,
Dronfield andMcfarlane (Kimberley).
17 February 1900Koedoesrant,Kameelfontein andVendutiedrif,Paardeberg, Orange Free State;Cingolo, Natal.
18 - 27 February 1900
18 February 1900The Battle of Monte Cristo, Natal.
19 February 1900Hlangwane, Natal;Dordrecht, Cape Colony.
22 February 1900Hedge Hill (Wynne's Hill), Natal.
23 - 24 February 1900Battle of Hart's Hill (Terrace Hill), Natal.
23 February 1900Schoemanskop, Molteno;Arundel (Kuilfontein), Colesberg.
24 February 1900Plewman's Farm, Arundel, Colesberg.
27 February 1900Battle of Pietershoogte or Spoorwegkop, Natal;Vaalkop, Colesberg.
3 - 5 March 1900Labuschagnesnek, Dordrecht.
5 March 1900Houwater, Prieska.
7 March 1900Battle of Poplar Grove, (Modderrivierpoort), Orange Free State.
10 March 1900Bethulie Bridge;Battle of Abrahamskraal (Driefontein), Orange Free State.
15 March 1900Lobatsi (Pitsani-Potlugo), Bechuanaland.
28 March 1900Fourteen Streams Bridge,Warrenton.
29 March 1900Karee Station, Bloemfontein.
31 March 1900Battle of Sannaspos, Bloemfontein;Ramathlabana (Mafeking).
3 - 4 April 1900Battle of Mostertshoek (Reddersburg).
5 April 1900The Battle of Tweefontein (Boshof).
9 - 25 April 1900The siege of Jammerbergdrif (Wepener).
20 April 1900Wakkerstroom, Dewetsdorp;Swartkoppiesfontein, Boshof, Orange Free State.
22 April 1900Leeuwkop, Bloemfontein, Water Works;Ysternek, Israelspoort, Thaba Nchu.
28 April 1900Swartlapberg, Thaba Nchu.
29 April - 1 May 1900Tobaberg (Houtnek), Thaba Nchu.
3 May 1900Brandfort.
4 May 1900Tabaksberg;Baviaansberg (Roelofsberg), Orange Free State.
5 - 6 May 1900Vet River, Orange Free State.
10 May 1900Battle of Sand River, Orange Free State.
10 - 12 May 1900Attack on Mafeking.
13 May 1900Helpmekaar, Natal;Koedoesrant,
19 May 1900Laingsnek, Natal.
20 May 1900Scheepersnek, Vryheid;Renoster River, Orange Free State.
25 - 31 May 1900Lindley.
26 May 1900Viljoens Drift;Hammonia, Ficksburg;Rietspruit (Taaibosspruit) Orange Free State.
27 May 1900Vlakfontein.
28 - 29 May 1900Battle of Klipriviersberg (Doornkop).
28 May 1900Kheis, Cape Colony.
29 May 1900Battle of Biddulphsberg, Orange Free State;Milldraai, Roodepoort.
30 May 1900Elandsfontein station, Germiston;Natalspruit;Battle of Fabersput, Cape Colony.
June2 June 1900Bronkhorstspruitstasie.
4 June 1900Sesmylspruit, Irene;Zwavelkranz, Orange Free State.
5 June 1900Lindley (Heilbron).
6 June 1900Onderstepoort.
7 June 1900Battle of Roodewal (Rhenoster River), Orange Free State;
8 June 1900Bothaspas; Gansvleikop, Natal.
11 June 1900Battle of Allemansnek, Natal;Rhenoster River (Honingkoppies), Orange Free State.
11 - 12 June 1900Battle of Donkerhoek (Diamond Hill), Pretoria.
18 June 1900Zoutpans Drift.
22 June 1900America Station, Katbosch en Heuningspruitstasie, Orange Free State.
23 June 1900Heidelberg;Winburg - Senekal.
25 June 1900Leliefontein, Senekal, Orange Free State.
28 June 1900Graskop, Volksrust.
6 July 1900Waterval en Vogelfontein, Bethlehem.
7 July 1900Battle of Bethlehem;Bapsfontein.
9 July 1900Olifantsnek.
11 July 1900Battle of Silkaatnek;Dwarsvlei, Witpoort en Onderstepoort.
12 July 1900Paardekop en Sandspruit station.
16 July 1900Tiervlei, Rietpoort en Olifantsfontein;Witklip (Senekal and Bethelehem).
19 July 1900Karoospruit, Palmietfontein en Tierbank, Petrus Steyn;Paardeplaats, Orange Free State.
21 July 1900Heuningspruit station, Orange Free State;Olifantsnek.
21 - 22 July 1900Spitzkrans, Brandwater Basin, Orange Free State.
22 July 1900Selons River, Rustenburg;Graskop near Sandspruit Station.
23 July 1900
- (Brandwater basin) Nelspoort and
- Moolmanshoek, Orange Free State.Boschpoort Drift (Wilge River );Koster River.
24 July 1900Vredefort/Stinkhoutboom, Orange Free State;
Klerksdorp;Great Olifants River .
25 July 1900Bank station (Potchefstroom);Kommandonek, Ficksburg.
26 July 1900Naauwpoortnek, Brandwaterkom.
28 July 1900Slaapkrans, Brandwaterkom.
1 - 9 August 1900Siege: Schweizer-Reneke.
2 August 1900Silkaatsnek.
3 August 1900Holfontein station.
4-16 August 1900Siege of Eland River (Brakfontein).
7 August 1900Tierpoort (Venterskroon);Amersfoort (Rooikoppies).
9 August 1900Leeuwfontein en Lindeques Drift.
10 August 1900Buffelsdoorns;Beginderlyn.
12 August 1900Modderfontein, Ventersdorp;Syferbult.
13 August 1900Skirmish, Klipstapel, Ermelo.
14 August 1900Carolina;Spitzkop (Rietfontein), Orange Free State.
15 August 1900Twyfelaar.
16 August 1900Magatonek;Olifantsnek.
17 August 1900Kameeldrif.
21 - 27 August 1900Battle of Bergendal (Dalmanutha).
22 August 1900Roodepoortpas (Warmbad).
23 August 1900Ottoshoop,Geluk;Ingogo,Newcastle, Natal;Buiskoppas,Warmbad.
24 August 1900Wonderfontein (Belfast).
25 August 1900Kalkfontein,Zeerust.
31 August 1900Klip River;Quaggafontein,Krugersdorp.
1 - 4 September 1900Siege of Ladybrand, Orange Free State.
1 September 1900Warmbad.
2 September 1900Badfontein (Rietfontein)Helvetia andLydenburg.
4 September 1900Gatsrand, Transvaal;Pan Station, Middelburg,Transvaal;Leeuw River Mills,Ladybrand, Orange Free State.
8 - 9 September 1900Paardeplaats,Lydenburg,Mauchsberg, Transvaal.
11 September 1900Malopo-oog, Transvaal.
12 September 1900Nelshoogtepas,Kaapsche Hoop, Transvaal.
24 September 1900Blaauwkoppie,Bethlehem, Orange Free State.
26 September 1900Burger Pass,Pilgrim's Rest, Transvaal.
1 October 1900
- Blood River,
- Krugerspos and
- Pan, Transvaal.
8 October 1900Ficksburg;Ventersburg Station, Orange Free State.
9 - 10 October 1900Vlakfontein, Transvaal.
9 October 1900Krugersdorp (Zeekoehoek), Transvaal.
10 October 1900Alkmaar Station, Transvaal.
12 October 1900Witpoort Mapog’s ground, Transvaal.
14 October 1900Welgevonden (Komati River), Transvaal.
16 October 1900Jagersfontein;Schweizer-Reneke;Klipstapel,Ermelo, Transvaal.
18 - 24 October 1900Battle of Philippolis, Orange Free State.
19 October 1900Fauresmith, Orange Free State.
20 - 25 October 1900Battle of Frederikstad, Transvaal.
22 October 1900Luckhoff, Orange Free State.
25 October 1900Jacobsdal;Damplaas,Boshof, Orange Free State.
26 October - 3 November 1900Koffiefontein, Orange Free State.
27 October 1900Rensburgdrif,Parys, Orange Free State.
November2 November 1900Welgevonden (Vanwyksvlei),Belfast, Transvaal.6 November 1900Battle of Doornkraal (Bothaville), Orange Free State.7 November 1900Battle of Witkloof (Leliefontein),Belfast, Transvaal.10 November 1900Wonderfontein,Klein-Marico, Transvaal.16 November 1900Klerksdorp;Dullstroom, Transvaal.19 November 1900Balmoral andWilge River stations, Transvaal.20 November 1900Gatberg,Ugie, Cape Colony.21 - 23 November 1900Battle of Dewetsdorp, Orange Free State.27 November 1900
28 November 1900
- Dewetsdorp/Smithfield and
- Aliwal-Noord area.Boshof, Orange Free State;Little Olifants River, Middelburg, Transvaal.29 November 1900Bronkhorstspruit, Transvaal.
December2 December 1900Utrecht, Transvaal;Goedehoop, Orange Free State.3 December 1900Battle of Buffelspoort (Vanwykspruit),Mooinooi, Transvaal.
9 December 1900Varkfontein,Lichtenburg andMarico, Transvaal.11 - 12 December 1900Battle of Lancasterheuwel,Vryheid, Transvaal.13 December 1900Battle of Nooitgedacht,Magaliesberg, Transvaal;Koesberg,Zastron, Orange Free State.19 December 1900Hekpoort (Breedtsnek), Transvaal.24 December 1900Edenkop,Heidelberg, Transvaal.25 December 1900Utrecht, Natal.26 December 1900South Rand Mine, Greylingstad;New Kleinfontein Mine, East Rand, Transvaal;Houwater, Cape Colony.29 December 1900Battle of Helvetia, Transvaal.
2 January 1901Cyferfontein, Transvaal.
4 January 1901Kromspruit,Lindley, Orange Free State.
5 January 1901Naauwpoort,Witwatersrand andMagaliesberg, Transvaal.
7 January 1901Belfast and Machadodorp Railway line, Transvaal.
19 January 1901Rietfontein, Lichtenburg and Marico.
23 - 24 January 1901Middelfontein,Olifantsnek, Transvaal.
26 January 1901Modderfontein, Transvaal.
28 January 1901Naauwpoort;Avontuur, Cape Colony.
29 - 30 January 1901Battle of Modderfontein, Transvaal.
February6 February 1901Battle of Chrissiemeer (Bothwell), Transvaal.12 February 1901Zwartkoppie, Cape Colony;Welgevonden,Amersfoort and Amsterdam, Transvaal.13 February 1901Brugspruit, Transvaal.14 February 1901Wolwekuil,Philipstown;Windhoek, Transvaal.17 February 1901Gouwspan, Cape Colony.18 February 1901Brakpan,Hartebeesfontein, Transvaal.27 February 1901Doornkloof, Cape Colony.
2 March 1901Lichtenburg, Transvaal.4 March 1901Zuurfontein, Philippolis;Openbaar, Orange Free State.6 March 1901Ventersburg, Orange Free State;Aberdeen, Cape Colony;Kommandodrif, Transvaal.7 March 1901Tweebosch, Transvaal;Petrusburg, Orange Free State.9 March 1901Olievenberg andDriekop, Orange Free State.13 March 1901Krugerspos,Lydenburg, Transvaal24 March 1901Wildfontein,Ventersdorp, Transvaal.29 March 1901Wonderfontein, Transvaal.30 March 1901De Kraalen;Langdraai, Transvaal.
6 April 1901Zeekoeigat, near Cradock, Cape Colony.10 April 1901Rietspruit, Dewetsdorp, Orange Free State.16 April 1901Roossenekal andDullstroom, Transvaal.17 April 1901Vygehoek;Bothasberg, Transvaal.19 April 1901Wagendrif;Klipspruit, Transvaal.20 April 1901Moos River, Transvaal.22 April 1901Platberg,Klerksdorp, Transvaal.
13 May 1901Brandvlei,Klawervlei;Lekkeroog, Cape Colony.
18 May 1901Lambrechtfontein.
21 May 1901Rooskloof,Noupoort, Cape Colony.
25 May 1901Mooifontein,Bethal andStanderton.
29 May 1901Battle of Vlakfontein.
1- 2 June 1901Jamestown, Cape Colony.
6 June 1901Graspan, Reitz.
7 June 1901Zuurberg, Cape Colony.
12 June 1901Middelburg andErmelo, Transvaal.
20 June 1901
21 June 1901Maraisburg (now known as Hofmeyr), Cape Colony.
26 June 1901Blockhouse, Delagoa Bay railwayline, Transvaal.
27 June 1901Uitkyk Station, Transvaal.
4 July 1901Naboomspruit, Transvaal.
5 July 1901Florida;Roodepoort, Transvaal.
17 July 1901Wildfontein, Ventersdorp, Transvaal;Zuurvlakte, Cape Colony.
20 July 1901Tweefontein, Graaff-Reinet;Val Station and Vlaklaagte;Paardekop.
21 July 1901Bremersdorp (now known as Manzini), Swaziland;
Beaufort West, Cape Colony.
30 July 1901Krokodil Drift,Middelburg, Transvaal.
1 August 1901Grootvlei, Hoopstad
6 August 1901M’piaanstad, Transvaal
7 August 1901Brandfort;Blockhouseline, Orange Free State;Vanrhynsdorp, Cape Colony.
10 August 1901Bethesda Road, Cape Colony.
16 August 1901Vrieskraal (Fourieskraal), Elands River, Transvaal.
20 August 1901Bronkhorstspruit Station, Transvaal.
25 August 1901Liebenbergspan, Orange Free State.
27 August 1901Bastersdrif, Caledon River.
31 August 1901Waterval and Hammanskraal;Kromdraai,Transvaal;Brandwacht, Calvinia, Cape Colony.
3 September 1901Klaarwater, Herschel, Cape Colony.
5 September 1901Bouwershoek, Cradock;Rhenosterfontein, Transvaal.
7 September 1901Moordenaarspoot, Dordrecht
10 September 1901Pullenshoop, Carolina, Transvaal;Swartberg Mountains, Cape Colony.
12 September 1901Penhoek Pass, Cape Colony.
15 September 1901Tweefontein, Carolina, Transvaal.
16 September 1901Middeldrift;Carolina;Visserskraal,Hanover, Cape Colony.
17 September 1901Battle of Bloedrivierspoort, Transvaal and Natal;Modderfontein (Elandsrivierpoort),Tarkastad and Cradock.
19 September 1901Slangfontein, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State
25 September 1901Fort Itala, Natal and Zululand
26 September 1901Fort Prospect, Natal and Zululand
30 September 1901Battle of Moedwil,Selons River,Zeerust and Rustenburg, Transvaal.
1 October 1901Pruisen, Potgietersrust, Transvaal;Skirmish, Vaalkransnek, Transvaal.
12 October 1901Hoedjesbaai, Cape Colony.
13 October 1901Geluk, Transvaal;Doringbosch,Aberdeen, Cape Colony.
21 October 1901Steilhoogte, Sondags River, Cape Colony
24 October 1901Kleinfontein (Driefontein), Marico;Blockhouse line, Badfontein, Transvaal.
26 October 1901Rietkuil, Steenkoolspruit, Transvaal.
30 October 1901Battle of Bakenlaagte, Bethal, Transvaal.
31 October 1901Tygerhoek, Cape Colony.
8 November 1901Piketberg, Cape Colony.
9 November 1901Voëlfontein, Cape Colony.
12 November 1901Darling, Cape Colony.
14 November 1901Vaalfontein, Cape Colony.
18 November 1901Koningskroon,Jamestown.
28 November - 5 December 1901Battle of Tontelboskolk, Calvinia, Cape Colony.
3 December 1901Blokhouse line, Dalmanutha Station, Transvaal.
4 December 1901Oshoek,Ermelo, Transvaal.
16 December 1901Senekal,Blockhouse line, Hanover Station, Cape Colony.
18 December 1901Tierkloof,Bethlehem andHarrismith, Orange Free State.
19 December 1901Holland,Ermelo;Elandspruit,Dullstroom, Transvaal.
20 December 1901Tafelkop,Frankfort andVrede, Orange Free State.
23 December 1900Randberg, Transvaal;Clanwilliam andCalvinia, Cape Colony.
25 December 1900Battle of Groenkop (Tweefontein),(Krismiskop), Harrismith, Orange Free State.
4 January 1902Bankkop (Onverwacht), Ermelo.
18 January 1902Spitskop, Ermelo;Doorn Bay, Cape Colony.
19 - 24 January 1902Concentration camp and blockhouseline, Pietersburg, Transvaal.
24 January 1902Boschmansfontein, Transvaal.
2 February 1902Waterval, Cape Colony.
3 February 1902Roodekraal, Reitz.
5 February 1902Gruisfontein, Transvaal;Uitspanningsfontein,Fraserburg, Cape Colony.
5 - 6 February 1902Middelpos,Sutherland andCalvinia, Cape Colony.
9 February 1902Palmietfontein, Orange Free State
10 February 1902Aties,Calvinia andClanwilliam, Cape Colony.
14 February 1902Krantz,Vredendal, Cape Colony.
17 February 1902Wasberg,Kimberley, Cape Colony.
18 February 1902Klippan, Nigel, Transvaal.
20 February 1902Bothasberg, Middelburg, Transvaal.
23 February 1902Kalkkrans (Langverwacht),Holspruit, Orange Free State.
25 February 1902Battle of Ysterspruit, Klerksdorp, Transvaal.
7 March 1902Battle of Tweebosch (De Klipdrif), Sannieshof, Transvaal.
20 - 28 March 1902Siege, Fort Hendrina, Transvaal.
31 March 1902Battle of Boschbult, Brakspruit, Transvaal.
4 - 12 April 1902Siege of O'Kiep, Cape Colony.
8 April 1902Hartenbosch, Bultfontein;Blockhousline, Steenkampskop, Fouriesburg, Orange Free State.
11 April 1902Battle of Roodewal, Transvaal.
28 April 1902Bloemfontein (Dewetsdorp), Orange Free State.
3 May 1902The Willows, Middelburg, Cape Colony.
6 May 1902Murder at Holkrans, Vryheid, Natal.
20 May 1902Marais Station, Cape Colony.
Further Reading:Battles where Australians fought, 1899-1920
Citation: South African (Second Boer) War: 1899-1902, Chronology