BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Willem Mattheus Riekaart
Other Names:Rickert
Born in camp? No
Place of death:Balmoral RC
Age died:5 months 7 days
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:tubercular enteritis
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:61768
Camp History
Name:Balmoral RC
Age arrival:5 days
Date arrival:23/09/1901
Age departure:5 months
Date departure:11/09/1902
Reason departure:death
Tent number:573
Notes:RT 573
Farm History
Name:Rietfontein / Reitfontein / Roetfontein
Master Willem Mattheus Riekaart (Rickert)
      is the son of Mrs Johanna Christina Gertruida Riekaart (Rickert; Mrs Petrus Johannes)
Title:DBC 46 Balmoral CR
Type:Index camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 46
Notes:R 07
Title:TKP 104 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 104
Dates:Jul-Dec 1901
Notes:26/9/1902, p.1388
Title:DBC 47 Balmoral CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 47

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.