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Modder River 3 months 4 weeks ago #76933

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Photo of the Modder River Circa 1900.
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Modder River 3 months 4 weeks ago #76936

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Here are a couple of photos of Modder River taken on a Cape Town medal group trip to Pretoria/Johannesburg/Kimberley/Paardeberg/Magersfontein and Modder River in 2019.















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Modder River 3 months 4 weeks ago #76938

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The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders crossing the Modder River

Sources: Forbes
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View of Modder River


Crossing the Modder River in pontoons


Transport loaded with everything for Tommies' Haversack at Modder River


Getting transport wagon up the north bank of Modder River 13 Feb 1900


Draught bullocks captured by Mounted Infantry from a Boer laager on the Modder River


Arrival of General Cronje at Modder River as POW escorted by CIV Mounted Infantry


Putting a shell into a siege gun at Modder River


Source: Elmarie and Underwood
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Lovely old photo's David.
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In my opinion,one of the finest photographs of the War: "A naval gun firing, Modder River, 1899" [NAM Image number: 84853]

The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past.
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