Cornelis Johannes Uys

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Cornelis Johannes Uys

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Death: Died
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Son of Petrus Lafras Uys and Gesina Dorothea van Rooyen
Husband of Johanna Catharina Wessels

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About Cornelis Johannes Uys

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Surname: UYS

Full Names: CORNELIS JOHANNES

Date of Birth: 28.4.1875

Address 1899: WAAIHOEK, UTRECHT, S. TVL

Name of Last Officer: GENL LOUIS BOTHA

Date Surrendered / Captured: N/A

Date Killed / Past Away: GESNEUWEL 5.11.1901

Name of Widow: JOHANNA KATHARINA LINDER, VROEER UYS * WESSELS

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Cornelis Johannes Uys's Timeline

1875
April 28, 1875
October 31, 1875
Utrecht, South Africa
1896
November 11, 1896
Age 21
Vryheid, Natal, South Africa
1901
October 30, 1901
- October 30, 1901
Age 26
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.

November 5, 1901
Age 26
1901
Age 25