THE ACTION AT ZOUTPANSDRIFT, 31 OCTOBER 1914

  • R.J. Bouch SADF
Keywords: Zoutpansdrift, Crocodile River, Rustenburg Commando, General' J. Pienaar, Capt Johnstone, General Beyers, General Botha,

Abstract

Nine miles west of Brits, and five miles east of Bethanie, between Pretoria and Rustenburg, the Crocodile River flows past the Langberg. There are several drifts in the vicinity and of these Zoutpansdrift has given its name to an encounter between Government and rebel forces which ended in the surrender of 100 Government troops.
Published
2012-02-28
How to Cite
Bouch, R. (2012). THE ACTION AT ZOUTPANSDRIFT, 31 OCTOBER 1914. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.5787/4-4-906
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