BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Mrs Hester A M van der Walt
Other Names:Hester Aletta [DBC 75]; Hester Aletta Maria
Born in camp? No
Age died:
Died in camp? No
Marital status:widowed
Nationality:Free State / Transvaal
Registration as head of family:Yes
Unique ID:49157
Camp History
Name:Bloemfontein RC
Age arrival:40
Name:Klerksdorp RC
Age arrival:40
Date arrival:18/11/1901
Date arrival:came from Bloemfontein
Date departure:24/02/1902
Reason departure:sent to
Destination:Merebank RC
Tent number:RT 1680
Name:Jacobs Siding RC
Age arrival:40
Date arrival:27/02/1902
Date departure:22/08/1902
Reason departure:left for
Tent number:291
Farm History
Name:van der Walt family
Status of Husband
Type:POW; no oath of neutrality; previously on commando; family are undesirables
Notes:no relatives fighting
Title:SRC 70 Bloemfontein CR
Type:Camp register
Location:Free State Archives Repository
Reference No.:SRC 70
Title:DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 75
Notes:p. W-227
Title:DBC 118 Jacobs Siding CR
Type:Camp register
Notes:p. 37

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.