Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo (c.1872 - c.1966)

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Birthplace: Heidelberg - GP, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa
Death: Died in Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Managed by: Maria Francina Botha
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About Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo

Dietlof and his brother Fritz belonged to the same commando under Field-cornet Melt Marais . They left for the Natal boundary on 30 September 1899 . The first battle they fought was the Battle of Talana Hill , Dundee . On April 3 , 1901 Dietlof was captured by the English and on 6 May 1901 he was on board the ship "Manila" together with 490 other prisoners of war on their way to India . During 1901 while held prisoner at Ahmednagar , he wrote the book "On Commando"

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Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo's Timeline

1872
1872
Heidelberg - GP, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa
1966
1966
Age 94
Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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