BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Petrus Smit
Born in camp? No
Place of death:Balmoral RC
Age died:3 years 5 months
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:gastro-enteritis
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:62022
Camp History
Name:Balmoral RC
Age arrival:3
Date arrival:31/10/1901
Age departure:3
Date departure:05/02/1902
Reason departure:death
Tent number:729
Notes:RT 729
Farm History
Town:Elands River
Master Petrus Smit
      is the son of Mrs Johannes Christian Smit
Title:RS 27 Transvaal DL
Type:Death lists
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:RS 27
Title:DBC 46 Balmoral CR
Type:Index camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 46
Notes:S 06
Title:TKP 103 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:TKP 103
Dates:vol. 193, Jan-June 1902
Notes:28/2/1902, p.237
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.