Leliefontein

During the SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 90 officers and men of the Royal Canadian Dragoons were assigned to cover the retreat of a British infantry column under attack by several hundred Boer horsemen near Leliefontein farm, east Transvaal.

Leliefontein

During the SOUTH AFRICAN WAR 90 officers and men of the Royal Canadian Dragoons were assigned to cover the retreat of a British infantry column under attack by several hundred Boer horsemen near Leliefontein farm, east Transvaal. In the action on 7 November 1900, in which the Dragoons were supported by 2 guns of the Royal Canadian Field Artillery, 3 dragoons won VICTORIA CROSSES, 3 were killed and 11 were wounded.