BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Helen Edith van den Berg
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:152861
Camp History
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:33
Date arrival:22/07/1901
Date departure:25/03/1902
Reason departure:sent to
Destination:Wentworth RC
Stock into camp:None
Tent number:RT 949
Name:Wentworth RC
Age arrival:34
Date arrival:28/03/1902
Date departure:15/07/1902
Reason departure:sent to
Tent number:RT 39
Farm History
Name:van den Berg family
Notes:no property
Status of Husband
Type:on commando

Wessel; also on commando, son Dirk, brother-in-law Koos van den Berg

; DBC 153 gives full name as Wessel Johannes Matysen
Mrs Helen Edith van den Berg
      is the mother of Master Henry William van den Berg (Henry William James [DBC 153])
      is the mother of Miss Maria van den Berg (Maria Catrina [DBC 153])
      is the mother of Master Wessel van den Berg (Wessel Johannes [DBC 153])
      is the mother of Master Jan van den Berg (John William August [DBC 153])
      is the mother of Master Koos van den Berg (Jacobus Petrus [DBC 153])
      is the wife of Mr Wessel Johannes Matysen van den Berg
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75

p. B-006

Title:DBC 153 Wentworth CR
Type:Camp register
Reference No.:DBC 153

p. 007

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.