This Day In History

  • 1901 Boer War. 80 Boers attack a remote and isolated post on the Winburg Railway held by Lance Sergeant Wilson and 8 men of 3rd (Militia) Battalion, East Lancashires. In an engagement which lasts from 9 pm to 2 am, the 9 men finally drive off the 80.
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