Anglo-Boer War 2: The siege of Okiep in Namaqualand starts as Gen. Smuts demands the surrender of the town but is curtly reject

Friday, 4 April 1902

Anglo-Boer War 2: The siege of Okiep in Namaqualand starts as Gen. Smuts demands the surrender of the town but is curtly rejected by Col. W.A.D. Shelton, commander of the British forces.

References:
• Cloete, P.G. (2000). The Anglo-Boer War: a chronology, Pretoria: Lapa.

Last updated : 30-Mar-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 30-Mar-2012