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Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Boer Casualties

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  • Henry Theron Gertenbach (c.1881 - 1901)
    Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG G892 DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01
  • Louis Johannes Albertus Wessels, g1h1 (c.1861 - 1899)
    Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG W730 DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01
  • Matthys Cornelis Van Tonder (c.1869 - 1899)
    Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG T389 DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01
  • Christiaan Petrus Venter, f6g7 (c.1880 - c.1902)
    Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG V1574 DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01
  • Francios Christian Symington, b2c6 (1867 - 1901)
    Alternative birth date from merge: 13 April 1867 Killed in Anglo Boer War fighting for ZAR at Lake Banagher Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Feb 23 2015, 6:30:05 UTC

The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Boer Casualties

This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Boers. This is a place where we can add information about Boer casualties of the Anglo-Boer War, somewhere to assemble profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about them.

According top the Encyclopaedia Britannica nearly 100,000 lives were lost, including those of more than 20,000 British troops and 14,000 Boer troops. Noncombatant deaths include the more than 26,000 Boer women and children estimated to have died in the concentration camps from malnutrition and disease; the total number of African deaths in the concentration camps was not recorded, but estimates range from 13,000 to 20,000.

See for British Casualties

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Boer Casualties

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Military casualties: 9,098 died (4,000 in combat) (24,000 Boer prisoners sent overseas)

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  • JW van Dyk Died 27 August 1900 (Battle of Bergendal)

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  • Cause of death – Typhoid

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Civilian casualties: 27,927 Boer civilians died in concentration camps , plus an unknown number of black Africans (107,000 were interned). Women and Children are to be included in this list.

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  • Bethulie Concentration Camp
  • Cause of Death – Diarrhoea

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