Topic: BatzB - Elands
The Battle of Elands River, 4 August 1900
Report by Major Tunbridge, 15 September 1900, Page 1
Report by Major Tunbridge about Elands River, 15 September 1900, page 1.
On 15 September 1900, Major Tunbridge wrote a report of the action at Elands River for the NSW General Staff of which page 1 is transcribed below.
15th September 1900
2nd Regiment R.F.F.
New South Wales
I have the honor to report that on 18th August I cabled you from Elands River, to be sent by sick convoy from Krugersdorp as under:-
"One hundred eleven N.S.W. in twelve days' siege here. Commandant states all ranks behaved most gallantly under adverse circumstances. Killed and died ..."
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Citation: Report by Major Tunbridge about Elands River, 15 September 1900, page 1