In the casualty lists, Venter's Spruit is listed as the place of wounding or death of a number of British soldiers. To help give a mental picture, here are some snaps taken in the last few days. The first is a mass grave of British soldiers whose bodies were discovered some weeks after the battle.
Re: the Mauser cases and clips - Please note, I don't remove artefacts from any site, and I bury any pickups I discover during research.
The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past.