BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Miss Rachel W van der Merwe
Other Names:Rachel Wilm Petron [DBC 107]; Rachel Wilhelmina Petronella [DBC 108]
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:single
Unique ID:163249
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:21
Age arrival:19 [DBC 107]
Date arrival:date not given
Date departure:16/08/1902
Tent number:A 39
Farm History
Name:Maarkomkraal / Vermaakskraal
District:M W Stroom / Wakkerstroom
Miss Rachel W van der Merwe (Rachel Wilm Petron [DBC 107]; Rachel Wilhelmina Petronella [DBC 108])
      is the daughter of Mrs Margretha D van der Merwe (Margaritha Dorethia [DBC 107])
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. M-076
Title:DBC 107 Volksrust camp register
Notes:p. M 368-9
Title:DBC 108 Volksrust RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Notes:p. 11

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.