BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Thys Johannes de Beer
Other Names:Matthijs Johannes
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:125391
Camp History
Name:Irene RC
Age arrival:29
Date arrival:29/01/1902
Date departure:04/07/1902
Reason departure:returned home
Tent number:RT 2104
Name:Jacobs Siding RC
Age arrival:29
Date arrival:18/02/1902
Date departure:7/?1/1902
Date departure:date unclear
Reason departure:left to join his family at
Tent number:80 / 325
Name:Merebank RC
Age arrival:28
Date arrival:24/03/1902
Date departure:18/09/1902
Reason departure:to
Tent number:442 / 8595
Farm History
Title:DBC 62 Irene CR
Type:DBC 62
Reference No.:DBC 62
Notes:p. B 32
Title:DBC 118 Jacobs Siding CR
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. 11
Title:DBC 126 Merebank RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 126
Notes:p. 77, 85

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.