The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Middelburg 15 Apr 1901

"500 soldiers of 5 Victorian Mounted Rifles (Col Otter) rode out of Middelburg as part of Gen Beatson's column to join Colonel Plumer's forces blocking fords across the Oliphants River and marching north from the Delagoa Railway."

Australian Mounted units: 5 VMR.

Reference: Wilcox, Craig. Australia's Boer War. The War In South Africa 1899-1902. Oxford University Press in conjunction with AWM, Australia, 2002, ISBN 0 19 551637 0 p199-200
Austin RFD, ED, Roy. Encyclopedia of the Zulu and Boer Wars, Slouch Hat Publications, Australia, 1999, ISBN 0 9585296 3 9 p115

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Major John Baines - 2010


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