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Station master's house, Frere. Gen Bullers first headquarters, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305H/2

Scope and Contents

119 x 94 mm. Showing the station master's cottage standing on a small rise, with railway goods trucks in the foreground. General Sir Redvers Buller was appointed Commander-in-Chief on the outbreak of the South African War in 1899, but was superceded by Lord Roberts after defeats at Colonso, Spion Kop and Vaalkrans. The print is numbered '8509'.


  • Creation: 1900


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight fading.



Finding aid date

2004-08-20 16:36:22+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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