Barend Gotfried Leopold Enslin

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Barend Gotfried Leopold Enslin

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Son of George Frederik Enslin and Bertha Paulina Theodora Enslin
Husband of Sophie Enslin
Brother of Ludwig Johan Enslin; Bertha Georgina Theodora Enslin; Georgina Enslin; ? Enslin and Louisa Goldsbury (Enslin)
Half brother of Augustus Kolbe Enslin; Jan Adriaan Enslin; Margareth Georgina Wilhelmina Kruger; George Frederick Enslin; Harry Pieter Enslin and 2 others

Occupation: Brigadier General
Managed by: Andrew Alastair McMaster
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About Barend Gotfried Leopold Enslin

"Brigadier- General B.G.L (Barney Enslin)

Served in the Anglo-Boer War as a lieutenant with the scouts commanded by Captain D. Theron (q.v). Was wounded captured and sent to Bermuda. Entered the civil service of the Transvaal Colony later the Union Department of Agriculture. In the South Africa Campaign he formed and commanded the Enslin's horse 1915; commanded the Second Mounted Brigade in East Africa 1917. Chief Defense Liaison Officer in the Transvaal in the Second World War."

Extracted from Smut's Papers Volume 4 , November 1918-August 1919

Well Know Military Figure in the Transvaal

http://www.25throyalfusiliers.co.uk/east_africa_despatch_2.html

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http://samilitaryhistory.org/vol103ws.html

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