BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Willem Peterus van der Merwe
Other Names:Willem Petrus [DBC 108]
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:163530
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:12
Age arrival:13 [DBC 107]
Date arrival:date not given
Date departure:06/11/1902
Tent number:A 58
Farm History
Name:Vlakplaats / Vlaakplaatz
District:M W Stroom / Wakkerstroom
Master Willem Peterus van der Merwe (Willem Petrus [DBC 108])
      is the son of Mrs Johanna Wilhelmina van der Merwe
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. M-084
Title:DBC 107 Volksrust camp register
Notes:p. M 380-1
Title:DBC 108 Volksrust RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Notes:p. 45

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.