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1899-1902 - Deaths

This is taken from a Memorial Brochure Given out in 1983. The main writer was M C * E van Schoor Helping her were:

  • P J Delport
  • E Wessels
  • H Ferreira
  • B K Schoeman

Prisoners who died and not on Geni in Black.


Camp - Bermuda

Prisoner of war Camps in Bermuda:

  • Burt's Island
  • Darrell's Island
  • Hawkin's Island
  • Hinson's Island ( also called Godet Island)
  • Long Island
  • Morgan's Iseland
  • Ports Island
  • Smith's Island
  • Tucker's Island

Buried at Long Island

  • Name:Beukes, Daniel Johannes
  • Number: 24507
  • Died: 22-01-1902 at the age of 19 from Phneumonia.
  • Came from Skeerpoort, Pretoria and was taken captive on 30/10/1901 at Beestekraal
  • Bosch, Frederick Hendrik
  • NO. 16870
  • Died 27-04-1902 from gunwound froma guard at the age of 16,
  • Came from Skinnerstraat, Pretoria captivated on 05-06-1901 at the farm Beestekraal
  • Botha Diederick Johannes
  • No 25530
  • Died at the age of 40 due to Phneumonie on 30-03-1902
  • Came from Koppieskraal, Fauresmith and was taken captive on 24-10-01 at
    Rietfontein
  • Calitz,Jacobus Andries
  • No 20852
  • Died at the age of 41 on 21-11-01 from Phneumonie
  • Came from Pretoria and was taken captive on 1-07-01 at Mampasrivier
  • Charalahedron, Stephanus
  • No 2663
  • Died at the age of 22 on 17/3/1902 of Tuberculoses
  • Came from Johannesburg and was taken captive on 15/03/00 at Springfontein
  • De Bruin, Diederik Jacobus
  • NO 20843
  • Died at the age of 18 on 7/4/1902 from Tifoïde fever
  • Came from Opsaal, Cradock and was taken captive at Klipfontein on 17/7/1901
  • De Haas,Carel Stefanus
  • NO 21023
  • Died on 8/10/1901 at the age of 55 from Phneumonie.
  • Came from Rusthoek,Wakkerstroom and was taken captive at Rushoek on 29/7/1901
  • De Klerck, Pieter
  • NO 19883
  • Died on 18/8/1901 at the age of 22 from Tifoïde fever
  • Came from Buffelfontein,Zeerust and was taken captive on 9/6/1901 at Mooihoek
  • De Klerk,David
  • No 21093
  • Died on 21/11/1901 (19) of Meningitis.
  • Came from Zeerust and was captured on 7/7/1901 at Groot Marico
  • De Villiers, Matthys Johannes
  • No 20596
  • Date of death uncertain as well as age
  • He came from Spitzkop,Ermelo and was captured on 10/7/1901 at Piet Retief
  • Diedericks,Wessel Christiaan
  • No 19638
  • Died 30/4/1902 (60) from a heart decease
  • Came from Boscjespriut,Standertom. where he was also taken captive on 6/5/1901
  • Du Plessis,Johannes Paulus
  • No 21330
  • Died 30/12/1901 (53) from Phneumonie
  • Came from Loskop,Kroonstad and was taken captive on 21/5/1901 at Loskop
  • Eloff,Piet Johannes
  • No 19662
  • Died 9/9/1901 (38) of a karsinoom
  • Came from Louis Trichardt,Zoutpansberg where he was also capture on 9/5/1901
  • Engelbrecht,P
  • NO -
  • Died 1/9/1902 (39) of and unknown decease
  • No further information regardinh him.
  • Goosen,Nicolaas Johannes
  • No 21003
  • Died 6/9/1902(28)from Tuberculoses
  • Came from Blesboklaagte, Middelburg and was captured at Doornkloof 16/7/1901
  • Johanston,William Evans
  • No 21078
  • Died 14/1/1902 (27) from Tifoïde Fever.
  • Came from Tweefontein,Colesberg and was captured on 7/6/1901 at Ruigtevlei
  • No 24809
  • Died 04/07/1902 (65) from Perikarditis
  • Came from Hartebeestfontein,Nylstroom and where he was taken captive on 9/10/1901 at HARTEBEESTFONTEIN
  • Maartins,Pieter Willem Adrian
  • No 19971
  • Died 11/9/1901(23) from Tifoïde fever.
  • Came from Vuurfontein,Winburg and was taken captive on 23/5/1901 at Blekbokfontein
  • Meyer,Barend Esaias
  • No 20048
  • Died 15/8/1902 (36) of Tifoïde fever.
  • Came from Vaalkop,Bloemfontein and was captured at Paardekraal on 19/5/1901
  • Moolman, Theodorus daniel
  • No 26047
  • Died 7/3/1902(12) from Disentrie and Meningitis
  • Came from Swartfontein,Bethal and captured on 10/8/1901 at Rotterdam
  • Nel,Louis Andries
  • No 20083
  • Died 15/9/1901 (54) of a Heart Desease
  • Came from Allandale,Winburg where he was captured on 8/6/1901
  • Nortje,Louis Andries
  • No 20102
  • Died 30/5/1902 (53) of Serebro vascular
  • Came from Luckhoff, Ladysmith where he was taken captive on 25/5/1901
  • Olivier,Gert Cornelius
  • No 26127
  • Died 31/1/0901 (31) from a heart decease.
  • Came from Nelspan,Bethal and was taken captive on 4/12/1901 at Oshoek
  • Opperman,Rudolf Johannes
  • No 21309
  • Died 6/4/1902 (45) from Glomerulonefritis
  • Came from Doorpan, Wolmaranstad where he was taken captive on 2/8/1901
  • Prinsloo,Daniel Solomon
  • No 25116
  • Died 20/7/1902(67) from Gastritis
  • Came from Vlakfontein,Pretoria and was taken captive of 3/11/1901 at Gemsbokspruis
  • Roodt, Jacobus Daniel
  • No 19117
  • Died 5/7/1901 (19) from Tifoïde fever
  • Came from Zaaihoek,Vrede where he was taken captive on 7/5/1901
  • Schoeman, Adian Hendrik Albertus
  • No 20339
  • Died 29/3/1902(65) from Serebro-Vascular
  • Came from Blesbokfontein and was taken captive at Roodeberg on 2/6/1901
  • Smit Wessel Jacobus
  • No 20371
  • Died 25/8/1901 (30) from Erisipelas
  • Came from Zevenfontein,Carolina and captured on 15/5/1901at Lydenburg
  • Steyn,Hendrik Jasper
  • No 21496
  • Died 6/11/1902 (21) of Tifoïde fever
  • Came from Kaalplaats,Cradock and captured on 6/6/1901 at Wildefontein
  • Steyn,Johannes Nicolaas
  • No 21491
  • Died 24-9/9/1901 (31) from Tifoìde fever
  • Came from katdoornbosch, Potchefstroom and captured on 18/7/1901 at Paardekop
  • Steyn,Sarel Lacobus
  • No 25269
  • Died 12/9/1902(49) from Glumerulonefritis
  • Came from Waaikraal,Cradock and was taken captive on 5/9/1901 at Paardefontein
  • Strydom,Christian
  • No 21512
  • Died 3/10/1901 (18) from an unknown desease.
  • Came from Klipplaat,Smithfield and captured on 12/7/1901 at Graaff-Reinet
  • van der Sandt,Schalk Willem
  • No 26326
  • Died 2/9/1902 (42) og Tifoïde fever
  • Came from Elandsfontein,Pretoria and was taken captive on 1/12/1901 at Waterberg

  • No 20654
  • Died 28/04/1902 (60) from Phneumonia.
  • Came from POTGIETERSRUST and captured on 07/04/1901 at POTGIETERSRUST.

  • van Niekerk,J S
  • No -
  • Died 20/4/1902(41) No other information on this POW
  • van Schalkwyk,Petrus Benjamin
  • No 17429
  • Died 29/1/1902 (41) from Phneumonie
  • Came from Spitzkop,Swaziland and captured on 19/6/1901 at Piet Retief
  • van Vuuren,Willem Johannes Jacobus
  • No 26685
  • Died 22/8/1902(20) of a Heart desease
  • Came from Krokidilpoort,Pretoria and was captived at Waterdberg on 1/12/1901
  • Vermaak,Jacobus Stafanus
  • No 20562
  • Died 2/7/1902 (51) of Disentry.
  • Came from Belvedere,Lydenburg and captured on 5/5/1901 at Belvedere.
  • This ends the first list of deaths in the POW Concentration Camps

On the Ship underway to Bermuda

All buried in the sea.

  • ===1. Harlech Castle===
  • De Haas, Barend Johannes
  • No 24744
  • Died on 14/12/1901 (32) from Phneumonie
  • Came from Kleinfontein,Middelburg, K. P. and was captured on 5/9/1901 at Paardefontein
  • De Kock, Andries Johannes
  • No 28487
  • Died 5/12/1901(28) from Measels
  • Came from Dwaalfontein,Burgersdorp and wa captured at Waterkrans on 1/8/1901

  • ===2. Manilla Castle===

  • ===3. Montrose===
  • Barnard, Jan Hendrik
  • No 20720
  • Died 24/8/1901 (40) from Phneumonia,
  • Came from De Put, Kroonstad and captured on 21/7/1901 at Witrand
  • Britz, Jan Johannes Rudolf
  • No 25572
  • Died on 1/1/1902 (20) from Phneumonie
  • Came from Britzhevel,Boshof and was captured on 12/11/1901 at Driefontein
  • De Beer, Johannes Joseph
  • NO 20732
  • Died 29/8/1901 (42) - Phneumonie
  • Came from Willemsdoorn,Nylstroom and was captured on 1/7/1901 at Mampasrivier
  • Dippenaar, Petrus Johannes
  • No 25647
  • Died 3/1/1902 (45) of Measels
  • Came from Stillewoning,Smithfield and was captured at Zandfontein

  • No 21517
  • Died 1901-09-10 of pneumonia
  • Came from BRAAMFONTEIN, Johannesburg and captures on 19/-6/1901 at BUISFONTEIN

== At sea.on the way to Bermuda - Morgan Island==

  • No 21270
  • Died 26/08/1901 (49) from pneumonia,
  • Came from BRAKPAN, WOLMARANSSTAD and captured on 01/08/19010 at BRAKPAN, WOLMARANSSTAD.

Ceylon Camps

Camp Colombo - Ceylon

===Buried at...===

  • 1. Batticaloa Cemetry, Colombo
  • 2. Kanatta Cemetry, Colombo
  • Daniel Johannes Joubert 1873 to 1901. POW in Ceylon, Colombo Camp.
  • No 9781
  • Died 07/03/1901 (27) from sub diaphragmatic abscess,
  • Came from WILLOUGHBY, Bethulie and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG

  • No 9627
  • Died 29/05/1901 (25) from brain tumour,
  • Came from OVERSCHOT, BLOEMFONTEIN and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 11313
  • Died 03/06/1900 (25) from anemia,
  • Came from PRETORIA and captured on 09/08/1900 at PRETORIA.
  • No 818
  • Died 16/06/1902 (25) from dysentery,
  • Came from ?? and captured on ?? at ??.

Camp Diyatalawa - Ceylon

  • No 8166
  • Died 26/12/1900 (46) from typhoid,
  • Came from MIDDELPLAATS, BETHLEHEM and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 8183
  • Died 08/12/1902 (46) from stroke,
  • Came from FICKSBURG and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 8138
  • Died 12/02/1901 (17) from ebility and atrophy,
  • Came from WILDEBEESTFONTEIN, SMITHFIELD and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 10105
  • Died 27/11/1900 (34) from typhoid,
  • Came from BETHULIE and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 10178
  • Died 02/11/1900 (41) from typhoid,
  • Came from LADYBRAND and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 7827
  • Died 30/12/1900 (41) from typhoid,
  • Came from SMITHFIELD and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

  • No 7794
  • Died 15/09/1900 (47) from reumathism,
  • Came from BOERFONTEIN, BETHULIE and captured on 30/07/1900 at FOURIESBURG.

On the way to Ceylon buried at sea.

  • 1. Catalonia
  • 2. Delaware
  • 3. Mongolian
  • 4. Ranee
  • 5. Morgan Island

India Camps

== Bombay==

  • No 29788
  • Died 10/04/1902 (60) from typhoid,
  • Came from LEEUWSPRUIT, STANDERTON and captured on 27/02/1902 at STRAITHNAIRN.
  • No 21400
  • Died 18/10/1901 (41) from pneumonia,
  • Came from Zeerust and captured on 05/07/1901 at Enslinsberg.

Camp Ahmednagar - India

==Buried at Fort Ahmedagar==

Badenhorst, Philippus A (4d)

===Died at:===

  • 1. Gwailor (a)
  • 2. Jhansi (b)
  • 3. Kasauli (c)
  • 4. Khandema (d)
  • 5. Nainital (f)

Camp Bellary - India

  • No 17929
  • Died 30/09/1901 (18) from measles,
  • Came from KAALPLAATS, WINBURG and captured on 01/03/1901 at BELMONT.

Camp Kakul - India

  • No 29773
  • Died 24/04/1902 (48) from smallpox,
  • Came from BANKPLAATS, VREDE and captured on 25/02/1902 at WITKOPPIES.
  • No 30165
  • Died 26/07/1902 (25) from typhoid,
  • Came from BANKFONTEIN, MIDDELBURG and captured on 23/02/1902 at NAAUWPOORT.

Camp SHAHJAHANPUR - India

  • No 29778
  • Died 25/04/1902 (29) from measles,
  • Came from STERKFONTEIN, BETHLEHEM and captured on 27/02/1902 at STRAITHNAIRN.
  • No 23288
  • Died 18/11/1902 (41) from dysentery,
  • Came from HONINGNESTKRANTZ, RUSTENBURG and captured on 03/09/1901 at HONINGNESTKRANT.

On the way to India buried at sea.

===Ships.===

  • 1. Armenian
  • 2. Aurania
  • 3. Bavarian
  • 4. Tagus
  • 5. Vienna

  • No 25230
  • Died 01/12/1901 (41) from pneumonia,
  • Came from WELGEBOSCHSPRUIT, KROONSTAD and captured on 28/10/1901 at DRUDERSDAAL.

ST HELENA.

===Camps===

  • Broadbottom
  • Deadwood
  • Deadwood No 2
  • Jamestown
  • Fort High Knoll
  • All Buried at Knollcombe cemetry

D

  • No 32199
  • Died 23/05/1900 (15) from typhoid,
  • Came from MOOIFONTEIN, BLOEMHOF captured on 11/05/1900 at O'RIELIESPAN

  • No 17454
  • Died 10/06/1902 (55) from typhoid,
  • Came from JUISTZOO, LADYBRAND captured on 17/12/1900 at JUISTZOO.

F

  • No 3787
  • Died 27/12/1900 (49) from heart attack,
  • Came from CHRISTIANA captured on 27/02/1900 at PAARDEBERG.

J

  • No 1240
  • Died 23/03/1902 (55) from anasarka,
  • Came from CHRISTIANA, BLOEMHOF captured on 27/02/1900 at PAARDEBERG.

M

  • No 27182
  • Died 08/05/1902 (61) from beri-beri,
  • Came from Standertonand captured on 21/12/1901 at Schaapkraal.

V

  • No 4364
  • Died 24/05/1900 (29) from Bronchitis,
  • Came from Jacobsdal captured on 27/02/1900 at Paardeberg.

  • No 2564
  • Died 07/05/1900 (41) from typhoid,
  • Came from Bloemhof and captured on 27/02/1900 at Paardeberg.

On ship in South Africa Ports.

===Ships and Buried at sea===

  • 1. City of Cambridge
  • 2. Columbian
  • 3. Mohawk
  • 5. Ranee

On the way to South Africa after peace.

3 Ships (1...) Buried (a) Aden on the way from India (b) At Sea.

  • 1. Jonian from India
  • 2. Manitoba from Ceylon
  • 3. Stratfordshire from Bermuda

Incaptivity in Switzerland


  • President Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger † 14/7/1804 at the age of 78
  • >Cause of death Old Age Pneumonia
  • >Place of origen : Pretoria: Statepresident of the Z.A.R.
  • >Left on 19/10/1900 from Lourenco Marques to Switzerland

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