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View of Kuruman, which was taken by the Boers on the 1st January 1900

According to a telegram on Monday, news has been received at Pretoria of the surrender of Kuruman, the small town south-west of Vryburg, which has been pluckily holding the Boers at bay ever since the investment of Kimberley. The town was help by a force of 120 police, all of whom are prisoners, together with 12 officers.



One the principal buildings



Part of the camp

Source: The Graphic 13 January 1900
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There was a thread on Private W Ward, Cape Police , who was killed at Kuruman in December 1899.
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