BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Thomas van Heerden
Other Names:Thomas Bengel
Date of birth:
Born in camp? No
Date death:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:147111
Camp History
Name:Standerton RC
Age arrival:13
Date arrival:20/10/1901
Date departure:
Tent number:RT 211, Tent U/1
Name:Standerton RC
Age arrival:13
Date arrival:08/10/1901
Date departure:15/01/1903
Tent number:RT 186, D 21
Farm History
Name:Witnek / Wietnek
Master Thomas van Heerden (Thomas Bengel)
      is the son of Mr Carl van Heerden
Title:DBC 96 Standerton CR
Notes:p.H 048
Title:DBC 95 Standerton CR
Notes:p.H 154

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.