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Vryheid, South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3058H
Scope and Contents This album is associated with the 1st Battalion of the South Lancashire Regiment, which departed from Fulwood Barracks, Preston, on 30 November 1899 to join Sir Redvers Buller’s army in Natal in January 1900. It documents the regiment’s service at Vryheid in the eastern Transvaal between 1900 and 1901, and includes images of its officers and men, encampment, defences, patrols, logistics and recreational activities, and the arrival of allied Zulu warriors. There are also images of the town...
Dates: 1901 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: South Africa (nation) X
  • Subject: KwaZulu-Natal, Province of (province) X
  • Subject: Vryheid (inhabited place) X