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1900 - British prisoners released at Waterval. Cape Ministers advocate withdrawal of martial law.
1901 - Major Sladen captures a Boer convoy and repulses an attack by De la Rey and de Wet at Graspan, near Reitz. Van Reenen surprised by Col. Wyndham in the Zuurberg.
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List of officers released:

One hundred and forty-eight officers, and 3039 men were released, and these were rearmed from the 2000 stands of arms which were given up in Pretoria on and after the British occupation. The list of the officers who had been suffering imprisonment at the hands of the Boers is a long one, and dates almost from the outset of the war : —

18th Hussars — Lieutenant-Colonel B. D. Moller, Major H. A. F. Greville, and Captain and Adjutant W. P. M. Pollock.

Army Veterinary Department — Veterinary Lieutenant F. H. Shore.

1st King's Royal Rifles — Lieutenant B. J. Majendie and Lieutenant F. M. Crum.

2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers — Captain M. P. E. Lonsdale, Lieutenant C. Garvice, Lieutenant C. T. W. Grimshaw, and Second Lieutenant T. H. C. Frankland.

10th Mountain Battery Royal Garrison Artillery — Major G. E. Bryant, Lieutenant G. D. Wheeler, Lieutenant G. R. Nugent, Lieutenant W. H. Moore, and Second Lieutenant G. T. W. Webb (attached).

1st Gloucester Regiment — Major S. Humphery, Major W. R. P. Wallace, Captain S. Duncan, Captain Connor,
Lieutenant A. Bryant, Lieutenant F. C. Nisbet, Lieutenant R. M. M. Davy, Lieutenant F. A. Brent, Lieutenant C. S. Knox, Lieutenant W. A. M. Temple, Lieutenant A. H. Radice, Lieutenant J. Ingram, Lieutenant P. H. Short, Lieutenant R. L. Beasley, Second Lieutenant W. S. Mackenzie, Second Lieutenant H. H. Smith, Lieutenant and Adjutant W. L. B. Hill, Lieutenant and Quartermaster R. J. Gray,

1st Royal Irish Fusiliers — Lieutenant-Colonel F. R. C. Carleton, Major F. H. Munn, Captain A. R. Burrowes, Lieutenant A. E. S. Heard, Lieutenant C. E. Southey, Lieutenant W. G. B. Phibbs, Lieutenant H. B. Holmes, Lieutenant A. H. C. MacGregor, Lieutenant A. L. J. M. Kelly, Second Lieutenant R. J. Kentish, Second Lieutenant C. E. Kinahan, and Second Lieutenant R. W. R. Jeudwine.

Rhodesian Horse — Lieutenant A. E. Harenick.

Natal Carabineers — Lieutenant A. J. Gallwey.

2nd West Yorks Regiment — Major H. de T. C. Hobbs.

2nd Northumberland Fusiliers — Major W. E. Sturges, Captain E. W. Fletcher, Captain F. B. Morley, Second
Lieutenant G. R. Wake, and Second Lieutenant L. B. Coulson.

2nd Dorsetshire Regiment — Lieutenant F. W. Radcliffe.

2nd Royal Irish Rifles — Captain A. V. Weir, Lieutenant E. J. Christie, Second Lieutenant L. G. B. Rodney, Second Lieutenant P. G. W. Maynard, Captain V. J. Kelly, Captain W. J. M'Whinnie, Captain A. C. D. Spencer, Lieutenant E. H. Saunders, Second Lieutenant T. L. B. Soutry, and Second Lieutenant J. C. Bowen-Colthurst.

1st Suffolk Regiment — Lieutenant S. J. B. Barnardiston, Captain W. G. Thompson, Captain C. A. H. Brett, and Second Lieutenant F. W. Wood-Martin.

2nd Devonshire Regiment — Lieutenant-Colonel G. M. Bullock, Major J. M'N. Walter, and Lieutenant G. N. F. Smyth-Osbourne.

2nd Essex Regiment — Lieutenant W. F. Bonham.

Royal Field Artillery — Lieutenant-Colonel H. V. Hunt.

66th Battery Royal Field Artillery — Major W. Y. Foster, and Lieutenant G. L. Butler (attached).
Dr David Biggins

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