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Anglo-Boer War Memorial
Nieuwoudtville, Northern Cape



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31°22'34.48" S 19°06'55.83" E Alt: 723m

A sandstone memorial comprising a wall and obelisk marking the Anglo-Boer War facing towards the street at the eastern end of the Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk. The bas-relief marble plaque depicts a Boer soldier (perhaps a Cape Rebel) mounted on a horse in desert surrounds, locating it locally. The other plaque has instructions to be opened on 16 Dec 1999, promising a message to the next generation. 16 Dec was commemorated as the Voortrekkers’ Day of the Vow until 1994, whereafter it was changed to the Day of Reconciliation. 1999 was the centennial year of the declaration of the war.