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Jacobus Abraham Bester

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League Of Veterans ABO

Surname: BESTER

Full Names: JACOBUS ABRAHAM

Date of Birth: 7.1.1877

Address 1899: PRETORIA

Name of Last Officer: GENL BOTHA

Date Surrendered / Captured: WAPEN AFGELê 1902

Date Killed / Past Away: N/A

Name of Widow: N/A

Current Address: PK. OOST END, LICHTENBURG

Branch: LICHTENBURG

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1877
January 7, 1877
1901
October 30, 1901
- October 30, 1901
Age 24
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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