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Lady Grey 2 years 8 months ago #47853

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Rebels surrendering their arms at the court House, Lady Grey

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Lady Grey 7 months 2 weeks ago #60367

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Lady Grey after whom the town is named.

Source: Gedenkboek van die Vyf-en-Sewentigjarige Bestaan van die Gemeente van Lady Grey 1861 - 1936

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Lady Grey is surrounded on three sides by high hills. This view overlooks the town and looks almost due west towards Aliwal North and the OFS, 55km away.

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To the east of Lady Grey is a hill known as Spion Kop. It was used as a lookout post, one of several, during the Boer War.

The picture in the previous post was taken from just below Lady Grey's Spion Kop.

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A reburial of 4 burgers, attended by Boer generals, 22 August 1906

J C Smuts, Pretoria Commando
J B M Hertzog, Bloemfontein Commando
P Kritzinger, Zastron Commando
C C Froneman, Senekal Commando

Source: Gedenkboek van die Vyf-en-Sewentigjarige Bestaan van die Gemeente van Lady Grey 1861 - 1936

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A fascinating account of Sarah Bella Glueck's Boer War experiences in Lady Grey.

www.senqu.gov.za/wp-content/uploads/2018...rochure-D-Oertel.pdf

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