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Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) KROONSTAD Camp/Kamp

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  • Johannes Daniël Cronjé (1806 - 1901)
    a1b3c5d4e1 Johannes also, lived on the farm ' Welgelegen ' Winburg District Married : Dina Judith Geertruida Woutrina Rall on 25 December 1831 at the NG Kerk, Swellendam, Cape Colony ______________...
  • Andries Zacharias Koch (1901 - d.)
    Master Andries Zacharias Koch Place of birth: Bloemfontein RC Born in camp? Yes Died in camp? No Gender: male Race: white Marital status: single Nationality: Free State Registration a...
  • Heila Maria Koch (c.1870 - 1913)
    Boer War: Bloemfontein & Kroonstad Concentration Camps Mrs Heila Maria Koch Maiden name: H Maria Born in camp? No Died in camp? No Gender: female Race: white Marital status: married N...
  • Pieter Andries Koch (c.1870 - 1913)
    Pieter Andries Koch died on November 16, 1913. His wife Heila Maria Koch (Swanepoel) died May 16, 1913. Their four children were therefore orphaned. The children moved to the Transvaal with their mothe...


  • Camp details
  • Date open:01/03/1901
  • Date closed:12/01/1903
  • Unique ID:12
















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While the two main forces in the Anglo-Boer War 2 were White, it was not an exclusively White war. At least 15 000 Blacks were used as combatants by the British, especially as scouts to track down Boer commandoes and armed block house guards, but also in non-combatant roles by both British and Boer forces as wagon drivers, etc. They suffered severely as result of the British "scorched earth policy" during which those who lived on White farms were removed to concentration camps, as were the women and children of their White employers

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