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South Africa - Farm Attack Victims: 1996 to 1997

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  • Johan Jacob (1923 - 1997)
    Johan Jacob (1923 - 1997)Johan (74) from Farm Bloekomkrans, Lothair, Mpumalanga was murdered on his farm on 21st February 1997. *
  • Rae Cawthorn (c.1974 - 1996)
    Rae Cawthorn (d.o.b. unknown - 1996)Rae was stabbed to death at the family farm in Stutterheim, Eastern Cape on 18th June 1996.Extract from article:"Trish Krause, 39, of Stutterheim, who showed great s...
  • Thelma Nzama (1917 - 1997)
    Thelma Nzama (1917 - 1997)Thelma (80) was stabbed to death on a farm outside Paddock on 1st March 1997.*
  • Gideon van Eerden (1915 - 1997)
    Gideon van Eeden (1915 - 1997)Gideon (82) from Farm Paardeplaas, in Tzaneen, was shot dead in the garden on 22nd February 1997. *
  • James 'Jimmy' Christiaan Keyser (1934 - 1997)
    James Christiaan Keyser “Jimmy” (1934 - 1997)Jimmy (63) was shot dead in the house on Farm Rietfontein, Fochville when the family was attacked by armed men on 9th March 1997. His wife, Cecile (Chippie)...

“Farm Murders” 1 April 1996 to 31 March 1997

There are 74 victims remembered in this project

1996 April

May

June

  • Pieter Cornelius van Zyl (40) 08/06/1996 Farm Gladstone, Letaba, Tzaneen, LP (shot in the chest) Report
  • J de Jesus (44) 18/06/1996 Germiston, GP
  • J.J Du Plessis 18/06/1996 Pongola, KZN
  • E.C Pauer 18/06/1996 Pietersburg, LP
  • C van den Heever (70) 18/06/1996 Naboomspruit, LP
  • Rae Cawthorn (?) 18/06/1996 Stutterheim, EC (stabbed) media link
  • Lindeque (60) 18/06/1996 Vanderbijlpark, GP
  • A Steyn (f) (67) 18/06/1996 Potchefstroom, NW
  • Meyer (f) 18/06/1996 Mosselbaai
  • H Meyer (80) 18/06/1996 Mosselbaai
  • Kobus Potgieter (35) 21/06/1996 Lindleyspoort, Swartruggens, NW (brother of Piet murdered in 2001) article link
  • Anna Maria Grassman (72) 24/06/1996 Alexandria, EC

July

August

  • P.L Strydom (44) 16/08/1996 Vereeniging, GP

September

October

November

December

  • Victor Cele (30) 05/12/1996 Farm Ngothsana, Umkomaas, KZN (shot dead when vehicle broke down, multiple murder) Report
  • J.Z. Nkalazi (40) 05/12/1996 Farm Ngothsana, Umkomaas, KZN (shot dead when vehicle broke down, multiple murder) Report
  • S.C.H Smith (76) 06/12/1996 Hartbeesfontein, NW
  • Jan Adriaan Schoeman (66) 13/12/1996 Vaalwater, LP (hit over head with blunt object, strangled with nylon rope) Afriforum Report
  • Callie van der Merwe (64) 14/12/1996 Farm Haakdoornbult, Skuinsdrif, NW (shot )
  • C.L Theron (f) (39) 19/12/1996 Klerksdorp, NW
  • Hendrik 'Hennie' J. Brits (50) 21/12/1996 Roedtan, Pietersburg, LP (shot when climbing out of vehicle)
  • Carel Petrus Snyman (64) 24/12/1996 Farm De Brug, Barkley West, NC (murdered inside house)
  • Eunice Frances Louw (60) 29/12/1996 Farm Ongemak, Swart-UmMfolozi, Vryheid, KZN (shot in neck)

1997 January

  • D.H du Toit (36) 03/01/1997 Klerksdorp, NW
  • Frederik Coetser (74) 15/01/1997 Farm Renosterhoek (stand 32), Sabie, MP (tortured to death) FB link Report
  • Wicus Fouche (35) 19/01/1997 Avalon Farm, Lichtenburg, NW (shot)
  • Audrey Venter (76) 28/01/1997 Helenasrus holding, Vereeniging, GP (tied up and strangled to death inside their house) (multiple murder) Report
  • Gerrit Venter (76) 28/01/1997 Helenasrus holding, Vereeniging, GP (tied up and strangled to death inside their house) (multiple murder) Report

February

March