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Seige of Ladysmith Begins

2nd November 1899

The Boers begin their 118 day siege of British held Ladysmith during the Second Boer War.

Overall the British suffered 175 killed and 249 wounded. 52 dead Boers were left in the British positions, but their total casualties were not recorded.


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