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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Battle of Lydenburg


Historical Data:
A British force under the leadership of Gen Buller broke through the Boer line on 27 August 1900 at Dalmanutha. Lydenburg was occupied after a battle on 6 September 1900. This area was made dangerous by the Boer during the guerilla phase of the war.


Part of Conflict
1 person killed