BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Martinus W Blignaut
Other Names:Martinus Wessels [DBC 109]
Born in camp? No
Date death:19010919
Age died:4 years
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:measles & gastro-enteritis
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:3287
Camp History
Name:Volksrust RC
Date departure:19/09/1901
Reason departure:death
Title:RS 25 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:25
Title:TKP 102 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 102
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:2/10/1901, p.1459
Title:DBC 109 Volksrust
Type:Death certificates

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.