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  • Poplar Grove, South Africa
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1900

    Second Boer War

    Battle of Poplar Grove

    Poplar Grove, South Africa
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1900

    Battle of Poplar Grove. was an incident on 7 March 1900 during the Second Boer War in South Africa. It followed on from the Relief of Kimberley as the British Army moved to take the Boer capital of Bloemfontein. The Boers were demoralized following the surrender of Piet Cronjé at the Battle of Paardeberg.




  • South Africa
    Friday Mar 7, 1902

    Second Boer War

    Boers attacked the rear guard of Methuen's moving column at Tweebosch

    South Africa
    Friday Mar 7, 1902

    On the morning of 7 March 1902, the Boers attacked the rear guard of Methuen's moving column at Tweebosch. Confusion reigned in British ranks and Methuen was wounded and captured by the Boers.




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