Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl (1915 - 1982)

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Nicknames: "Buurman", "Kolonel"
Birthplace: Plaas Driekop, Kenhardt, Benede Oranje, Northern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Occupation: Rugby coach - Northern Transvaal, Colonal in Army
Managed by: Judith Susanna Hendrika Marais, i12j2
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About Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl

Buurman van Zyl was also a fantastic athlete and was a member of the Olympic Team for South Africa as "Spiesgooier" javelin in 1936. He was a world wide renowned rugby coach, administrator and served for 15 years as vice president for the SA Rugby Board and 27 years as member of the international Rugby board.

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1915
October 9, 1915
Kenhardt, Benede Oranje, Northern Cape, South Africa
1982
January 22, 1982
Age 66