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Benjamin Johannes Viljoen, b4c2d5e1f1g1h1i4

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Maclear, Woodhouse, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in La Mesa, Dona Ana, New Mexico, United States of America
Place of Burial: La Mesa, Dona Ana, New Mexico, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Son of Wynand Johannes Viljoen, b4c2d5e1f1g1h1 and Susanna Magdalena Storm
Husband of Myrtle Belle Dickerson
Ex-husband of Helena Beatrix Els
Father of Eugene Wynand Viljoen; Ockert Bertrand de Lesseps Viljoen; Wilhelmina Helena Paulina Vrede Viljoen; Benjamin Villion Viljoen and Sylvanus Wilhelmus Viljoen
Brother of Wynand Johannes Viljoen; Maria Elizabeth Viljoen; Hendrina Catharina Viljoen; Susanna Magdalena Viljoen; Johanna Aletta Viljoen and 4 others

Managed by: Chris Steyn
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About Generaal Ben Viljoen

Some interesting information about him available here: http://www.bronberger.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1963&Itemid=76

Benjamin Johannes Viljoen (7 September 1869 - 14 January 1917) was a general in the Boer army. He was born in a cave in the Wodehouse district of the Cape Colony to Susanna Magdalena Storm and Wynand Johannes Viljoen. This was the temporary residence of the Viljoen family while their farm house was being constructed. He spent his early years on the Varkiesdraai farm near Umtata.[2] He attained the position of Assistant Commandant-General of the Transvaal Burgher Forces and was member for Krugersdorp in the Transvaal Volksraad.

[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Viljoen]

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Generaal Ben Viljoen's Timeline

1868
September 7, 1868
Maclear, Woodhouse, Western Cape, South Africa
1889
September 5, 1889
Age 20
Mthatha / Umtata, Transkei District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1891
June 26, 1891
Age 22
1893
January 19, 1893
Age 24
1894
1894
Age 25
1896
September 6, 1896
Age 27
Krugersdorp, West Rand, Gauteng, South Africa
1900
December 31, 1900
Age 32
The Hague, The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands
1902
1902
Age 33
London, United Kingdom

Published by Hood, Douglas & Howard in London.
Free downloads:
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25049

https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7100586M/My_reminiscences_of_the_An...

Thanks to Prof Christo Viljoen for the information

1904
1904
Age 35
United States

"First Edition (7,000 copies) April, 1904". Printed plate inside cover reads: "THIS SPECIAL EDITION IS ISSUED AS A SOUVENIR OF THE REPRODUCTION OF BATTLES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR AT THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION ST LOUIS.MISSOURI.USA.1904 SOLD ONLY BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN BOER WAR EXHIBITION COMPANY"

Free download here:
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL7118089M/Under_the_vierkleur

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/under-the-vierkleur-gen-ben-viljoen...

http://store.kobobooks.com/nl-nl/books/Under-vierkleur-romance-lost...

Thanks to Prof Christo Viljoen who made the information available

1905
1905
Age 36