BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mr Johannes Jacobus van der Merwe
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:married
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:163586
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Age arrival:32
Date arrival:26/08/1902
Date departure:16/09/1902
Tent number:B 180
Notes:To remain
Farm History
Name:Verkijk / Verrekijk / Verrekyk
District:MW Stroom / Wakkerstroom
Mr Johannes Jacobus van der Merwe
      is the father of Mr Hendrik Jacob van der Merwe
      is the father of Mr Gert Marthinus van der Merwe
      is the husband of Mrs Adriana Catharina van der Merwe
Title:DBC 105
Type:Volksrust Camp Register
Notes:p. M-086
Title:DBC 107 Volksrust camp register
Notes:p. M 374-5
Title:DBC 108 Volksrust RC
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Notes:p. 29

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.