William Herbert "Willie" Steyn, b1c8d13e6f8g1 (1875 - 1946)

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Death: Died in Lydenburg, MP, South Africa
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About William Herbert "Willie" Steyn, b1c8d13e6f8g1

The story of his escape from the concentration camp in Ceylon is told in this book:

Die Vyf Swemmers: Die Ontsnapping Van Willie Steyn En Vier Medekrygsgevangenes Uit Ceylon 1901 Author: C. J. Barnard Format: Book Publish Date: January 1988 by Tafelberg Uitgewers ISBN-10: 0624026191 ISBN-13: 9780624026198 Edition: 1st

After they returned to South Africa via Russia, they again joined in the war. This story is found in: Terug na kommando. Avonture van Willie Steyn en vier ander krygsgevangenes, Author: Lukas Andries Visagie Publisher: Kaapstad [etc.] Nasionale pers beperk, 1932.

Other information available at http://www.boekmakierie.co.za/GENDATA%20%282%29.pdf

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William Herbert "Willie" Steyn, b1c8d13e6f8g1's Timeline

1875
September 30, 1875
1903
December 30, 1903
Age 28
Vanrhynsdorp, West Coast DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1905
January 17, 1905
Age 29
Heilbron, FS, South Africa
1913
April 14, 1913
Age 37
Richmond, NC, South Africa
1946
June 2, 1946
Age 70
Lydenburg, MP, South Africa