- Type:white / black
- Location:Orange River Colony
- Date open:01/03/1901
- Date closed:06/01/1903
- Rations:15/2/1901: For native refugees: Natives over 12 years of age: Daily: 1½ lbs either mealies, K/corn, unsifted meal or mealie meal; ¼ oz salt; Weekly: 1 lb fresh or tinned meat; ½ coffee; 2 oz sugar - all but the corn to cost 4½d per ration
The object of reproducing the list here is to see if these people can be located on Geni and perhaps develop trees from them.
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.
- Cornelis Wilhelmus ElS (3 months) Born in camp
- Jeremias Herbst 1901 - 19 November 1901
- Cause of death – Whooping Cough & Pneumonia
- Johannes Jacobus Herbst 1897 - 29 November 1901
- Cause of death – Whooping Cough & Broncho-Pneumonia
NOT ON GENI
- Botes, Abraham (21) 15/6/1902-23/6/1902
- Farm History Name: Sweethome, WInburg.
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