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Brynbella (Willow Grange)

Battle Name : Brynbella (Willow Grange)

Date(s) : 23 November 1899

Part of : The 2nd Boer War (or Three Years War) ,

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between Boer forces and British Forces

Type of battle : Land


Maj-Gen Hildyard made a night attack on a Boer position which had been shelling British movements. However there was a lack of coordination between the various British units and Hildyard withdrew. Expecting another attack and knowing the position was now vulnerable, the Boers too withdrew.