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Magersfontein War Memorial
Ritchie district, Northern Cape

Date:n.d.
Type:Memorial
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
28°58'06.16" S 24°41'58.72" E Alt: 1196m

Memorial to Scottish soldiers who died in the Anglo-Boer War.

Transcript of words at base of Memorial:

ERECTED BY SCOTS THE WORLD OVER IN
MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF
THE HIGHLAND REGIMENTS WHO FELL AT
MAGERSFONTEIN 11TH DEC. 1899
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SCOTLAND IS POORER IN MEN BUT RICHER IN HEROES.