Spion Kop Battlefield Memorials
The Spion Kop Battlefield, graves and memorials are maintained by Heritage KZN. The battlefield was proclaimed as a heritage landmark in 1978. The site is open to the public and an overview of the battle as well as a map of the battlefield in available at the entrance gate.
A stone memorial with four faces erected by the Second Field Force Battalion in remembrance of all Boer Officers and Burghers that died on Spion Kop.
This stone memorial has 6 faces dedicated to
- Thorneycrofts Mounted Infantry
- 2nd Battalion, The Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
- Major General Sir Edward Woodgate, the 17th Field Company Royal Engineers, Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps
- Lancashire Fusiliers
- Scottish Rifles
- Middlesex Regiment
Imperial Light Infantry memorial
- South Lancasters memorial
- Two mass graves
- A number of individual graves and memorials, including that of Major General Sir Edward Woodgate.
Memorials in planning
- Spionkop Lodge, located on the farmstead that Redvers Buller used as headquarters before the Battle of Spion Kop, has recently announced plans to erect a new memorial in remembrance to the Natal Volunteer Ambulance Corps. It is expected that the monument will be unveiled in 2010 with the 110th anniversary of the Battle of Spion Kop.
- The Liverpool supporters club of South Africa commemorates the Hillsborough Disaster on top of Spion Kop every year since 2007.
- "Spioenkop Battlefield Farm Rhenoster Fontein 1051 Bergville District". South African Heritage Resources Agency. Retrieved 24 November 2009.
- "Memorial to the Volunteer Stretcher Bearers" (PDF). Spionkop Lodge. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- "Raymond Heron, Spion Kop Lodge Owner and South African (Boer) War Historian - a Proposal". Liverpool F.C. South African Supporters. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
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