Taunton
Taunton, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

Major Charles Edmund Taunton, Natal Carabiniers, was killed in action on Nov. 3rd, 1899, in a reconnaissance from Ladysmith along … Read More

Intombi ABW Cemetery
Intombi ABW Cemetery, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“Intombi Cemetery was the last resting place of around 700 British Soldiers. Sewn in blankets these men were buried at … Read More

Van Riebeek Park Cemetery
Van Riebeek Park Cemetery, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“A fenced Cemetery with three graves each with steel crosses. Two soldiers Pte’s Dowsett and Andrews of the 5th Lancers … Read More

Gandhi
Gandhi, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

STATUE OF GANDHI AT THE THIRUKOOTAM AND SHREE GANASER TEMPLE This is the oldest temple in Ladysmith. The Hindu Thirukootam, … Read More

Rifleman’s Post
Rifleman’s Post, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“The 2nd Battalion Kings Royal Rifles began building Rifleman’s Post on 1st November 1899. Sited on the western perimeter the … Read More

The Royal Hotel
140 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“The Royal”, built circa 1878 before the Anglo-Zulu War, and a request for a liquor licence was made in 1886 … Read More

Soofi Mosque
Soofi Mosque, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“The first Muslim traders came to Ladysmith in 1885. Showing honesty and courtesy as businessmen they were firm in their … Read More

Old Fort
1 Kerk Ln, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“A section of the old walls can be seen where it has been incorporated into the current South Africa Police … Read More

Ladysmith Siege Museum
151 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

703 | Acclaimed as one of the best Anglo Boer War museums in South Africa, its displays on the famous … Read More

Platrand
Platrand, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

705 | “The Platrand is a long hill on the south side of the town. It was a critical section … Read More

Spion Kop Battlefield
Spioenkop/Spion Kop Battlefield, Bergville Area, KwaZulu-Natal

713 | 24 January 1900 Certainly the most futile and bloodiest of five battles fought in an effort to relieve … Read More