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

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  • Jacobus Petrus Botha, b1c7d1e6f3g2 (1847 - 1899)
    ===Burger Deaths ABO=== Added by AR Swanepoel Database ID: 381 Surname: BOTHA First Name: J P Age: 53 Address: N/A Commando: Wakkerstroom Battle: Talana/Dundee Date: 20/10/1899 Buried: N/A R...
  • Pieter Hendrik Botha (1830 - 1899)
    ===Burger Deaths ABO=== Added by AR Swanepoel Database ID: 395 Surname: BOTHA First Name: Pieter Hendrik Age: 39 Address: N/A Commando: N/A Battle: Modderspruit, Natal Date: 03/11/1899 Buried: N/A
  • Anthonie Johannes Hendrik Botha (c.1883 - 1900)
    ===Burger Deaths ABO=== Added by AR Swanepoel Database ID: 348 Surname: BOTHA First Name: Antonie Johannes Hendrik Age: 17 Address: N/A Commando: N/A Battle: Krugersdorp Hosp Date: 31/07/1900 Buried: N/A
  • Hendrik Josephus Botha (1867 - 1900)
    ===Burger Deaths ABO=== Added by AR Swanepoel Database ID: 362 Surname: BOTHA First Name: Hendrik Josephus Age: 31 Address: N/A Commando: N/A Battle: Zandrivier Date: 04/05/1900 Buried: N/A Death No...
  • Floris Dirk Jacobus Stefanus Botha (1869 - 1901)
    ===Burger Deaths ABO=== Added by AR Swanepoel Database ID: 360 Surname: BOTHA First Name: Floris Dirk Jakobus Stephanus Age: 33 Address: N/A Commando: N/A Battle: Beyersberg Date: 27/10/1901 Buried: E...

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


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






  • Louw Erasmus 1867 to 30 October 1901 (Battle of Bakenlaagte)











  • Cause of death – Typhoid




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


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.






  • Bethulie Concentration Camp
  • Cause of Death – Diarrhoea