(See notes under 76th Battery).
In the despatch of 31st March 1900, 1 officer and 1 non-commissioned officer were mentioned for gallant work on the way to Bloemfontein. At Diamond Hill the 82nd Battery was on the 12th, with immense labour, hauled to the top of a hill, and boldly came into action at the somewhat risky range of under 2000 yards. This and the splendid advance of the Sussex put the issue beyond doubt (see 1st Sussex Regiment, where the 82nd is specially referred to in quotation). The immensely strong position was carried and the enemy once more defeated. Lord Roberts referred to the work of the battery in his telegram and despatch. In the operations against Prinsloo the 82nd were of great assistance on 20th and 21st July at the taking of Spitz Kop by the Camerons, and afterwards at Naauwpoort Nek. The battery entered Harrismith with General Macdonald on 4th August, and afterwards came back with his brigade to Bethlehem and Lindley. On the 15th August was in a stiff fight, when the Highland Light Infantry had about 40 casualties. In 1901 a section was with Colonel Henry, who operated much in the west of the Orange River Colony, and four guns were with Colonel Broadwood, and throughout the year the battery did a great deal of hard marching and fighting.