Located 16 km east of Koster, this town received its name from Lord Derby, the then British Secretary of State. Originally this town was a settlement for destitute people. Towards the end of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902, this was the scene of a battle fought between the Scottish Cavalry Regiment and the Boers.

History And Architecture

Derby Military Cemetery: Many soldiers died during the battle waged between the Boers and the Scottish Cavalry Regiment and the graves of the fallen British soldiers can be visited in the Military Cemetery.

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