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Colenso: Final Appointments

The 2nd Re-fight of the Battle of Colenso, 30 June 2001

The 2nd re-fight was scheduled to start at 9 am on the 30th of June, 2001, at The Homestead, Glen Oak Road, Welcome Glen, in Simonstown.

Final Appointments:

The final appointments of command of the two forces were finalised as follows:

Position Historical Name Appointed
Umpire Umpire Johan Schoeman
-Officer Commanding, 1st British Army Corps: General The Right Honourable Sir Redvers H. Buller, V.C., G.C.B., G.C.M.G. Paul Gouws
--Officer Commanding, 2nd Division: Major-General Sir C.F. Clery Harry Adlard
---Officer Commanding, 2nd (English) Brigade: Major-General H.J.T. Hildyard Harry Adlard
---Officer Commanding, 4th (Light) Brigade: Major-General Neville Lyttleton Evan Gotte
---Officer Commanding, 5th (Irish) Brigade: Major-General A. Fitzroy 'No-Bobs' Hart David de Villiers
---Officer Commanding, 6th (Fusilier) Brigade: Major-General Geoffrey Barton Evan Gotte
---Officer Commanding, Mounted Brigade: Colonel Lord Dundonald David de Villiers
---Officer Commanding, Divisional Artillery: Colonel Charles Long Paul Gouws
--Generaal, Boer Forces at Colenso: Generaal Louis Botha Damian Enslin
---Kommandant, 3x ZAR Commandos: Kommandant Christian Botha Anthony van Dijk
---Kommandant, 4x OFS Commandos: Kommandant A. P. Cronje Anthony van Dijk
---Kommandant, 4x ZAR Commandos: Kommandant Potgieter Willem Verwey
---Kommandant, 4x ZAR Commandos: Kommandant Ben Viljoen Morne van Staden

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