Blood Rivier Poort (River Gorge) Battlefield ( Blood River Poort Battlefield )

    Battlefield Route (Contact Person)
    (082) 802 1643 (Telephone)
    (034) 981 0176 (Fax)
    route@battlefields.org.za (Email)

Physical Address

Bloedrivierpoort
Vryheid
3100

Postal Address

PO Box 2149
Vryheid
3100

Description

The battle took place on 17 September 1901. This battle was fought to prevent Louis Botha’s second attempt to invade Natal. The British were outflanked and in the 10 minute action lost 16 officers, 273 men and 3 guns.


    

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