BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Farm Details
Name:Rooi Kop

Owner: Dirk Grobler; Dirk Grobler, a surrendered burgher, who voluntarily rejoined commando and gave it information which he had been able to obtain during his peaceful residence on his farm, with the result that one of our observation posts was attacked. This man was seen riding with and directing the commando. [Source, Cd 524, p.11]

Persons on Farm

Acknowledgments: The project was funded by the Wellcome Trust, which is not responsible for the contents of the database. The help of the following research assistants is gratefully acknowledged: Ryna Boshoff, Murray Gorman, Janie Grobler, Marelize Grobler, Luke Humby, Clare O’Reilly Jacomina Roose, Elsa Strydom, Mary van Blerk. Thanks also go to Peter Dennis for the design of the original database and to Dr Iain Smith, co-grantholder.