BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Petrus Johannes Auth
Other Names:Oats; Auts
Date of birth:19011116
Place of birth:Harrismith RC
Born in camp? Yes
Date death:19021111
Place of death:Pietermaritzburg RC
Age died:11 months
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:suffocation due to lodgement of small piece of potato between vocal cords
Marital status:single
Nationality:Free State
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:115701
Camp History
Name:Pietermaritzburg RC
Age departure:11
Date departure:11/11/1902
Reason departure:death
Name:Harrismith RC
Date arrival:16/11/1901
Date departure:08/02/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Ladysmith RC
Name:Ladysmith RC
Age arrival:2 months
Date arrival:08/02/1902
Date departure:08/02/1902
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Pietermaritzburg RC
Tent number:225/772
Farm History
Name:Sevenfontein / Zevenfontein
Master Petrus Johannes Auth (Oats; Auts )
      is the son of Mrs Magdelena Auth (Oats, Magdelena Petronella; Auts)
Title:RS 29 ORC DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 29
Title:SRC 80 Harrismith CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 80
Title:DBC 123 Ladysmith CR
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 123
Title:Wasserman, Professor Johan

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.