Cornelius Johannes Kruger

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Cornelius Johannes Kruger

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Son of Christiaan Stephanus Maarten Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5 and Elsje Maria Myburg
Half brother of Anna Alida Cecilia Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5g1; Hendrik Bernardus Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5g2; Gerrit Jacobus Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5g3; Frans Andries Abraham Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5g4 and Gerrit Petrus Kruger, b7c2d2e5f5g5

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About Cornelius Johannes Kruger

League Of Veterans ABO

Surname: KRUGER


Date of Birth: 14.3.1881

Address 1899: JOHANNESBURG

Name of Last Officer: KMDT GENL L. BOTHA

Date Surrendered / Captured: 31.5.1902

Date Killed / Past Away: N/A

Name of Widow: N/A

Current Address: 143 TROYE STRAAT, PRETORIA

Branch: BENONI

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Cornelius Johannes Kruger's Timeline

March 14, 1881
October 30, 1901
- October 30, 1901
Age 20
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.