The Dutch Corps Monument is a provincial heritage site in Kliprivier in the KwaZulu-Natal district of South Africa.
In 1982 it was described in the Government Gazette asThis memorial, which was designed by G. Moerdyk of Pretoria, was built by the firm Barker and Nel of Volksrust and was erected by the citizens of The Netherlands in memory of members of the Dutch Corps who died during the battle at Elandslaagte on 21 October 1899.
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