BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Harry Desmond Hawkins
Born in camp? No
Date death:19010626
Place of death:Volksrust RC
Age died:8 years
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:enteric fever
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:10953
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:8
Date arrival:date not given
Age departure:8
Date departure:26/06/1901
Reason departure:death
Tent number:Orphanage
Farm History
Name:Hawkins family
Master Harry Desmond Hawkins
      is the brother of Master Stephen Hawkins
Title:RS 25 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:25
Title:TKP 104 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 104
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:18/7/1902, p.1110
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. H-042
Title:DBC 109 Volksrust
Type:Death certificates

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.