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Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) WINBURG Kamp/Camp

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  • Gerhardus Jacobus Sevenster (1833 - 1901)
    VAB MHG S1752 Memorial Plaque
  • Theodorus Ernst van Niekerk (c.1890 - 1901)
  • Jeremias Herbst (c.1901 - 1901)
    Winburg Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Master Jeremias Herbst Born in camp? No Place of death: Winburg RC Age died: 10 months Died in camp? Yes Cause of death: whooping cough & pneum...
  • Johannes Jacobus Herbst (c.1897 - 1901)
    Winburg Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Master Jacobus Johannes Herbst Born in camp? No Place of death: Winburg RC Died in camp? Yes Cause of death: whooping cough & broncho-pneumonia ...
  • Wilhelmina Margaretha Breytenbach (c.1860 - d.)
    Winburg Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Mrs Wilhelmina Herbst Born in camp? No Died in camp? No Gender: female Race: white Marital status: married Nationality: Free State Occupati...

WINBURG

  • Type:white / black
  • Location:Orange River Colony
  • Date open:01/03/1901
  • Date closed:06/01/1903
  • Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration

http://www2.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/bccd/Camp/251/Winburg_RC/

The object of reproducing the list here is to see if these people can be located on Geni and perhaps develop trees from them.

While the two main forces in the Anglo-Boer War 2 were White, it was not an exclusively White war. At least 15 000 Blacks were used as combatants by the British, especially as scouts to track down Boer commandoes and armed block house guards, but also in non-combatant roles by both British and Boer forces as wagon drivers, etc. They suffered severely as result of the British "scorched earth policy" during which those who lived on White farms were removed to concentration camps, as were the women and children of their White employers.

THEY LIVED TO GO HOME

B

THEY DIED IN THE CAMP

E

  • Son of Ms Pelser below
  • Farm History:Isabelasfontein / Isabellafontein / Isabellasfontein / Izabellasfontein

District:Winburg

H

  • Cause of death – Whooping Cough & Pneumonia
  • Cause of death – Whooping Cough & Broncho-Pneumonia

NOT ON GENI

B

  • Botes, Abraham (21) 15/6/1902-23/6/1902
  • Farm History Name: Sweethome, WInburg.

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