About Christoffel Rudolph Botha
League Of Veterans ABO
Full Names: CHRISTOFFEL RUDOLF
Date of Birth: 10.9.1882
Address 1899: WATERBERG, TVL
Name of Last Officer: GENL L. BOTHA
Date Surrendered / Captured: N/A
Date Killed / Past Away: N/A
Name of Widow: MAGDALENA GESINA JOHANNA BOTHA
Current Address: NYLSTROOM
DESCRIPTION BOTHA, CHRISTOFFEL RUDOLPH.
REMARKS SURVIVING SPOUSE MAGDALENA JOSINA JOHANNA BOTHA. (BORN PRETORIUS).
Christoffel Rudolph Botha's Timeline
September 10, 1882
October 30, 1901
- October 30, 1901
Bakenlaagte, Ermelo, South AFrica
The Battle of Bakenlaagte was fought during the guerrilla phase of the Anglo-Boer war of 1899 – 1902. The battle saw the Eastern Transvaal Boer commandos of Generals Grobler, Brits, Viljoen and Louis Botha attack the rear guard of Colonel Benson's much feared No 3 Flying Column while it was in marching formation to its base camp.