Battle of Magersfontein, 11th December, 1899

by George R. Duxbury

Publisher: South African National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Other titlesMagersfontein, 11th December 1899.
Statementby Geo. R. Duxbury.
SeriesBattles of the South African War, 1899-1902 ;, no. 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT934.M22 D88
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4293659M
ISBN 100620013028
LC Control Number78321459

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Talana, 20 October Elandslaagte, 21 October Rietfontein, 24 October Ladysmith, October Break up of the Army Corps: The Natal Entanglement: March to Modder River: Stormberg, 10 December Magersfontein, 11 December Colenso, 15 December Tugela Heights, February Excerpt: The Battle of Magersfontein (English pronunciation: kh rs-fon-tayn) was fought on 11 December , at Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State. The Battle of Magersfontein: Gordons covering the retreat of the Highland Brigade. The battle was fought during the Second Boer War (). #MediaStorehouseBrand: Media Storehouse / Mary Evans Prints Online. Royal Navy inch gun in action at the Battle of Colenso on 15th December during the Boer War 15 December The Siege British Colonial Royal Navy Gun Battle Action History Troops The Naval inch gun ‘Joe Chamberlain’ firing at the Boers at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December

And of his family ROBERT who died of wounds received at the Battle of Magersfontein South Africa 11th December aged 20 years. Also ALBERT, who died 8th February aged 3 years & 10 months And JOHN & GEORGE, who died in infancy. Boers with Mauser rifles bought from Germany: Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War War Novels Saint Matthew Cartoon Photo Defence Force War Photography African History Central Europe British Army Military History. William Robertson joined the Black Watch in , serving as Drummer He was wounded at the battle of Magersfontein, on the 11th of December, Invalided out, it was suggested he get a job outdoors and with the help of a high ranking officer from The Grange in a Edinburgh, he got the job as Gatekeeper at Taymouth Castle. Koos De la Rey the Boer deputy commander at the Battle of Magersfontein on December General Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey October – 15 September known This Day in History: May The Boer War ends In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending th. See more.

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The battle of Magersfontein (with Stormberg and Colenso) was one of three major British defeats during Black Week (Boer War). Lord Methuen, with an a strong, had left his camps on the Orange River on 11 November and begun a march north along the railway towards the besieged 1899 book of Kimberley.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Magersfontein, 11th December Description: vi, 42 pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders after their heavy casualties as part of the Highland Brigade at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War: 1899 book by Richard Caton Woodville.

Black Watch after the Highland Brigade’s attack at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War: picture by Frank Feller. The Battle of Magersfontein, 11th December, George Reginald Duxbury. South African National Museum of Military History, - Magersfontein, Battle of, South Africa, - 42 pages.

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Subjects: # Battle of Magersfontein, 11th December \/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n 11th December. The Battle of Magersfontein (/ ˈ m ɑː x ər s f ɒ n t eɪ n / MAH-khərs-fon-tayn) was fought on 11 Decemberat Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State.

British forces under Lieutenant General Lord Methuen were advancing north along the railway line from the Cape in order to relieve the. Sep 7, - Black Watch Battle of Magersfontein the Highland Brigade's attack at the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December in the Boer War: picture by Frank Feller Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to. The Battle of Magersfontein, just outside Kimberley took place during the Anglo-Boer War on 11 December The Boers scored a decisive victory in what became known as Britain’s 'Black Week'.

The Battle of Magersfontein was a triumph for the Boer forces, a disaster for the British army, and came close to wiping out Scotland's proud Highland. There are several Magersfontein Boer War Memorials to the battle that took place there 11th December which are Battle of Magersfontein be found at the battle site.

Listed here is the memorial to the Black Watch and also to other Regiments (on three memorials) who also lost their lives. 11th December A plaque at Magersfontein showing major features The impressive monument at Matjiesfontein.

Many historians have written about the battle of Magersfontein, so we have not repeated the details here. Major General ‘Andy’ Wauchope.

Although killed at Magersfontein, his burial place is at Matjiesfontein. The Magersfontein / ˈ m ɑː x ər s f ɒ n t eɪ n / battlefield is a site of the Battle of Magersfontein (11 December ), part of the Second Boer War in South battlefield is located at Coordinates south of Kimberley, Northern Cape Province, South Africa and can be reached either via the airport road ( km), or by national road via the Modder River.

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The Battle of Magersfontein [Note 1] (/ ˈ m ɑː x ər s f ɒ n t eɪ n / MAH-khərs-fon-tayn) was fought on 11 Decemberat Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State. British forces under Lieutenant General Lord Methuen were advancing north along the railway line from the Cape in order to relieve the.

The week from 10 December to 17 December rapidly became known to troops in the field—and to politicians in Britain—as "Black Week", during which the British suffered three defeats: the battles of Stormberg in the Cape Midlands and Colenso in.

The Battle of Magersfontein[Note 1] (/ˈmɑːxərsfɒnteɪn/ MAH-khərs-fon-tayn) was fought on 11 Decemberat Magersfontein near Kimberley on the borders of the Cape Colony and the independent republic of the Orange Free State.

- The Battle of Magersfontein in The Boer War Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers, the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss. Stay safe and healthy. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing.

Check. Before the battle of Magersfontein () LTN KZN. Loading Unsubscribe from LTN KZN. Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 0. The Battle of Magersfontein, 11 December But the final battle which was to decide the fortunes of Methuen's column was not destined to take place at Spytfontein or Scholtz Nek after all.

On December 2 De la Rey, in the course of a reconnaissance, came to the conclusion that the Boer position was faulty and could be effectively shelled. Both players add the “Strength” value of their cards.

The winner of the skirmish is the player, who achieved a higher score. If the loser is the Defender, he must vacate the occupied area. Bloody veld: Battle of Magersfontein, 11 December, (a tactical wargame)/10(15). STRATEGEMATA Battle of Magersfontein 11 XII 2 Chapter I GENERAL RULES 1.

Maps and timescale. I.1 This game contains a map, that allow to recreate the Battle of Margesfointein (11th December ). This battle took place during the British attempt to lift the Boer siege of the town of Kimberley and its gold mines.

The Pitiless Crucible of Combat: Britain, the Boers, and the Battle of Magersfontein () Byjust two years after Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, the British Empire stood at its height. Britons had defeated Napoleon, checked Russia in the. The Battle of Stormberg, 10 Decemberwas one of the more embarrassing British defeats of the Boer War in which a British army got lost and marched into an unintentional ambush.

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Magersfontein, battle of, As Lord Methuen, commanding a British division, advanced to relieve the Boer siege of Kimberley, he crossed the Modder river and approached the Magersfontein heights.A Boer force of 9, men under General Cronje lay in wait, and when Methuen's Highland Brigade tried to turn the enemy flank at night on 11 December, the Boers.

Seems correct, on the 10 December he was still traveling from Elandslaagte in Natal to Bloemfontein. Unlikely that he would have reached Magersfontein by the 11th. --NJR_ZA26 October (UTC) Most Boer accounts of the battle will probably be written in Dutch/Afrikaans. Examples: -NJR_ZA26 October (UTC)(Rated A-Class): WikiProject Military history.

However, on receiving news of the heavy British defeats at Stormberg on 10th December and Magersfontein on 11th DecemberBuller abandoned this plan, taking the view that he must without delay attack the Boer positions around Colenso, in spite of his view expressed to Lord Landsdowne that these positions were impregnable.

Credits. Chapter Nine of the author’s The Great Boer War, which Smith, Elder, & Co. published in This web version is based on the Internet Archive version digitized from an unidentified library in with funding from the Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation. In George P. Landow created this Victorian Web version, editing the text from the slightly rough Internet.

The Boer War:British Massacred at Magersfontein Pike and Shot Campaigns - Duration: Agrippa Maxentius 1, views. The Siege of Kimberley and the Battle of Magersfontein Battles of the Anglo-Boer War: Author: David Robbins: Publisher: Ravan Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: ISBN:Length: 59 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

English: Media relating to the Battle of Magersfontein, 11 Decemberbetween the Boers and the British. Русский: Сражение у Магерсфонтейна Battle of MagersfonteinInstance of: battle.

At Magersfontein, on 11 Decemberfifty men from 4 Nordic Countries (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland) fought for the Boer Cause under the common name “Scandinavian Corps”. 41of them were killed or wounded in the intense fighting.

- Kimberley siege day 58 (46%). Ladysmith siege day 40 (33%). Mafeking siege day 60 (27%). Battle of Magersfontein. General Wauchope killed.Oct Boer War begins in South Africa /boers-in-position Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War From the Boer side, at Magersfontein, which shows why there was so much carnage as the unknowing Tommies approached, close together, on the open plain in front.

This Day in History: May The Boer War ends pins.Launching the balloon during the Battle of Magersfontein, during the Second Boer War, on December Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers on December the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss: the second battle of 'Black Week' Launching the balloon during the Battle of Magersfontein on 11th December See more pins.