History of the telegraph operations during the war in South Africa, 1899-1902 / by R.L. Hippisley

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Hippisley, R. L
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HISTORY OF THE TELEGRAPH OPERATIONS DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902. 1
HISTORY OF THE TELEGRAPH OPERATIONS DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902. 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS. 4
2. ARRIVAL OF TELEGRAPH DIVISION. 5
HISTORY OF TELEGRAPH OPERATIONS. 1. ACTION OF THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL. 5
3. ADVANCE FROM DE AAR TO MODDER RIVER. 6
4. OPERATIONS AT RENSBURG. 7
5. PERMANENT LINE PARTY. 8
6. WITHDRAWAL OF SECTION TO NATAL. 8
7. LORD ROBERTS’ MARCH TO BLOEMFONTEIN. 8
8. RESTORATION OF LINES TO KIMBERLEY, NORVALSPONT, AND BETHULIE. 10
9. OPERATIONS IN THE PREE STATE. 10
10. LORD KITCHENER’S PRIESKA EXPEDITION. 12
11. FIRST MARCH TO THABA ’NCHU. 12
12. OPERATIONS OF THIRD AND EIGHTH DIVISIONS AT DEWETSDORP. 12
13. MARCH OF CAVALRY AND 11TH DIVISIONS TO DEWETSDORP. 13
14. THE ARRIVAL OF THREE EXTRA SECTIONS. 13
15. RE-ORGANISATION OF TELEGRAPH DIVISION. 13
16. ADVANCE NORTHWARD FROM KIMBERLEY. 14
17. LORD METHUEN’S MARCH TO HOOPSTAD, BOTHAVILLE, AND KROONSTAD. 16
18. LORD ROBERTS’ MARCH TO KROONSTAD. 16
19. PARALLEL MARCH OF IAN HAMILTON FROM THABA ’NGHU TO KROONSTAD. 17
20. LORD ROBERTS’ MAECH FROM KROONSTAD TO PRETORIA. 18
21. MARCH OF OAVALRY FROM KROONSTAD TO PRETORIA. 19
22. EVENTS IN PRETORIA. 20
23. OPERATIONS OF GENERALS HUNTER, RUNDLE, CLEMENTS, AND PAGET IN THE ORANGE RIVER COLONY. 22
24. RE-ORGANISATION OF ARMY TELEGRAPHS. 24
25. OPERATIONS IN NATAL UNTIL THE JUNCTION OF THE TWO ARMIES. 25
26. THE RELIEF OF LADYSMITH. 26
27. OCCUPATION OF THE ELANDSLAAGTE POSITION. 28
28. ADVANCE, TO HELPMAKAAR, THE BIGGARSBERG, AND NEWCASTLE. 28
29. THE MARCH TO UTRECHT. 29
30. THE ADVANCE ON VOLKSRUST. 29
31. THE ADVANCE TO STANDERTON. 30
32. THE JUNCTION WITH LORD ROBERTS. 30
33. ADVANCE EASTWARDS TILL JUNCTION WITH GENERAL BULLER. 30
34. MARCH TO BARBERTON, LYDENBURG, AND KOMATIEPOORT. 32
35. OPERATIONS NORTH OF PRETORIA. 34
36. OPERATIONS WEST OF PRETORIA. 36
37. GENERAL FRENCH’S OPERATIONS EASTWARDS TO PIET RETIEF. 37
38. GENERAL PLUMER’S MARCH TO PIETERSBURG. 40
39. OPERATIONS UNDER GENERAL SIR BINDON BLOOD. 41
40. OPERATIONS IN WEST OF ORANGE RIVER COLONY. 43
41. OPERATIONS IN O.R.C., OCTOBER 1901 TO FEBRUARY 1902. 44
42. OPERATIONS UNDER GENERAL PLUMER NEAR WAKKERSTROOM, OCTOBER 1901 TO FEBRUARY 1902. 46
43. OPERATIONS UNDER GENERAL BRUCE HAMILTON, NEAR ERMELO AND VRYHEID, DECEMBER 1901, TO APRIL 1902. 46
44 OPERATIONS IN WESTERN TRANSVAAL UNDER GENERAL IAN HAMILTON, MARCH 1902 TILL 31ST MAY 1902. 47
45. BLOCKHOUSE LINES. 48
46. TELEPHONE EXCHANGES. 51
47. THE PERMANENT TELEGRAPH SYSTEM. 52
48. FINANCIAL STATEMENT. 56
STATEMENT SHOWING COST OF ARMY TELEGRAPHS, SOUTH AFRICA, DURUIN THE BOER WAR, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902. 57
APPENDIX A. TABLE SHOWING PERSONNEL OF ARMY TELEGRAPHS, SOUTH AFRICA. 61
APPENDIX B. LIST OF OFFICES. 63
APPENDIX C. FIELD LINES CONSTRUCTED DURING THE WAR. 78
APPENDIX D. SUMMARY OF TRAFFIC DEALT WITH BY ARMY TELEGRAPHS IN CAPE COLONY, ORANGE RIVER COLONY, AND TRANSVAAL, FROM 14TH NOVEMBER 1899 TO 31ST MAY 1902. 84
TABLE OF DIAGEAMS. 85

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