Pieter Lafras Uys Monument and Grave

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Physical Address

Church Street
Utrecht
2980

Postal Address

PO Box 2685
Pietermaritzburg 3200

Description

Uys was an original settler here in 1847, and became the first landdrost (magistrate) under the Z.A.R. In 1859. He was killed during the battle of Hlobane on 28 march 1879. The burghers and British soldiers under colonel wood erected this Monument in 1881 in recognition of his bravery. It is a national monument.


    

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