Genealogy Projects tagged with ABW on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW CEYLON - Oorsee/Abroad

    CEYLON Approximately 5,126 POW were held in the following camps: Camps Diyatalawa Hambantota Mount Lavina Ragama Urugasmanhandiya Nuwerara Eliya Welikada Cemeteries Batticaloa cemetry, Colombo Kanatta cemetry, Colombo Those who died on sea on the way to Ceylon were buried at sea. Boer Prisoners of War The first sizable batch of Boer prisoners of war taken b...

  • Battle of Bakenlaagte – 30 October 1901

    Extract from an article titled Bakenlaagte Nogeens by Evert Dommisse that appeared in Die Huisgenoot of 12 May 1939: General Louis Botha established his headquarters on the farm Roodepoort, some four miles south of Ermelo. However, he could not remain inactive for long. In the second week of October, he sent Piet Jooste, currently Chairman of the Diamond Control Board, and Fred Siemssen, both...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) ORANGE RIVER AND ORANGE RIVER MAIN Camp/Kamp

    Orange River People in the Orange River Camp 2341 People who died in the Orange River camp 243 People in the Orange River Main Camp 15 No deaths here Orange River RC Location: Orange River Colony Date open:01/08/1901 Date closed:24/11/1902 Date closed (general):4/11/1902 Notes:May have been in existence before August 1901 Also sometimes known as Doornbult RC Un...