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

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  • Theunis Johannes Kruger (1876 - 1901)
    ABO Prisoners Of War: Number: 11313 Surname: KRUGER Name: THEUNIS JOHANNES Age: 24 Address: CHURCH STREET District: PRETORIA Captured Where: PRETORIA Captured When: 1900/08/09 Camp: D...
  • Lasya Sophia Petronella Kruger (1898 - 1901)
    ABO – Irene Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Miss Lasia Sophia Kruger Born in camp? No Date death: 19011003 Place of death: Irene CR Died in camp? Yes Gender: female Race: whi...
  • Jacobus Daniel Kruger (1891 - 1901)
    ABO – Irene Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Master Jakobus Daniel Kruger Born in camp? No Place of death: Irene RC Age died: 10 years Died in camp? Yes Cause of death: measles ...
  • Salomon Francois Kruger (c.1895 - 1901)
    ABO – Balmoral Refugee Camp Personal Details Name: Master Salmon Francois Kruger Other Names: Salomon F J Born in camp? No Place of death: Middelburg RC Age died: 6 years 10 months ...

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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