Hendrik Stephanus van der Merwe

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Hendrik Stephanus van der Merwe

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About Hendrik Stephanus van der Merwe

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Surname: VAN DER MERWE

Full Names: HENDRIK STEPHANUS

Date of Birth: 15.1.1871

Address 1899: BRONKHORSTFONTEIN, HEIDELBERG

Name of Last Officer: GEORGE MEYER EN GENL BOTHA

Date Surrendered / Captured: 1902

Date Killed / Past Away: N/A

Name of Widow: N/A

Current Address: 5 LEO STRAAT, KENILWORTH. JOHANNESBURG

Branch: JOHANNESBURG

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Hendrik Stephanus van der Merwe's Timeline

1871
January 15, 1871
1901
October 30, 1901
- October 30, 1901
Age 30
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.

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