BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Gert van der Merwe
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:163409
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:28
Age arrival:29 [DBC 107]
Date arrival:date not given
Date departure:06/08/1902
Tent number:F 78
Farm History
Name:van der Merwe family
Name:Vlakplaats / Vlaakplaatz
District:M W Stroom / Wakkerstroom
Mr Gert van der Merwe
      is the husband of Mrs Martha C S van der Merwe (Martha Catharina Stfl [DBC 107])
      is the father of Miss Elsie D van der Merwe (Elsie Dorethia [DBC 107])
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. M-081
Title:DBC 107 Volksrust camp register
Notes:p. M 366-7

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.