Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo

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Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo

Birthdate: (94)
Birthplace: Heidelberg - GP, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa
Death: circa 1966 (86-102)
Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of ds. Nicolaas Jacobus van Warmelo, SV/PROG and Maria Magdalena Elizabeth Mare
Husband of Christina Maria Jacoba Malherbe
Father of Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo and Nicolaas Jacobus van Warmelo
Brother of Christina Deliana ''Deliana'' van Warmelo; Willem van Warmelo; Johanna ''Hansie'' Van Warmelo and Frederik ''Fritz'' van Warmelo

Managed by: Maria Francina Botha
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About Dietlof Siegfried van Warmelo

Dietlof and his brother Fritz belonged to the same commando under Field-cornet Melt Marais . They left for the Natal boundary on 30 September 1899 . The first battle they fought was the Battle of Talana Hill , Dundee . On April 3 , 1901 Dietlof was captured by the English and on 6 May 1901 he was on board the ship "Manila" together with 490 other prisoners of war on their way to India . During 1901 while held prisoner at Ahmednagar , he wrote the book "On Commando"

Prisoners of War

Surname VAN WARMELO Name DIETLOF SIEGFRIED Age28 Address PRETORIA District PRETORIA Where Captured NR. LICHTENBURG When Captured 1901/04/03 Camp AHMEDNAGAR Country Indië Ship (To)Onbekend Ship (Back)

POW Number19377

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Heidelberg - GP, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa
Age 44
Age 94
Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa