Battle of Groenkloof

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In the Battle of Groenkloof on 5 September 1901, a British column under Colonel Harry Scobell defeated and captured a small Boer commando led by Commandant Lötter in the Cape Colony during the Second Boer War.

Battle of Groenkloof
Part of Second Boer War
Date5 September 1901
Petersburg, Cape Colony
32°18′56″S 24°58′12″E
Result British victory
United Kingdom United Kingdom Boers from Cape Colony
Commanders and leaders
Colonel Harry Scobell Commandant Johannes Cornelius Jacobus (Hans) Lötter
1100 130
Casualties and losses
10 killed, unknown number wounded 13 killed, 46 wounded, 61 captured