BCCDBritish Concentration Camps
of the South African War

Personal Details
Name:Master Jacob Johannes van der Westhuizen
Other Names:Jacob; van der Westhuisen
Born in camp? No
Place of death:Balmoral RC
Age died:5 months 16 days
Died in camp? Yes
Cause of death:diarrhoea
Marital status:single
Registration as child:Yes
Unique ID:83934
Camp History
Name:Balmoral RC
Age arrival:1
Date arrival:04/08/1901
Date departure:13/09/1901
Reason departure:death
Tent number:173
Notes:RT 173
Name:Middelburg RC
Age arrival:2 months
Date arrival:17/05/1901
Date departure:04/08/1901
Reason departure:transferred
Destination:Balmoral RC
Tent number:II 480
Farm History
Name:Rietfontein / Reitfontein / Roetfontein
Master Jacob Johannes van der Westhuizen (Jacob; van der Westhuisen)
      is the son of Mrs Johanna Sofia Magrieta van der Westhuizen (van der Westhuisen, Mrs Jan Adrian)
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:W 09
Title:TKP 101 Tvl Government Gazette
Type:Transvaal Government Gazette
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:101
Notes:1/11/1901, p.1575
Title:DBC 83 Middelburg CR
Type:Camp register
Location:National Archives, Pretoria
Reference No.:DBC 83
Notes:p. 209
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.