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Jacobus Hercules de la Rey was born on 22 October 1847 in the district of Winburg and died at Langlaagte on 15 September 1914 He was the son of Adrianus
Louis Botha was born in Greytown, Natal on 27 1862 and died in Pretoria on 27 August 1919. He was the son of Louis Botha and his wife, Salomina van Rooyen.
Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922. His father Jacobus de Wet was
Emily Hobhouse was born on 9 April, 1860. She was raised in the tiny village of St. Ive near Liskeard in East Cornwall. Her father was rector of the Anglican Church
Stephanus Johannes Paulus (Paul) Kruger was born in Bulhoek, Cradock on the 10 October, 1825 and died in Clarens, Switzerland on 14 July, 1904. His parents were Casper Kruger and Elsie
Marthinus Theunis Steyn was born at Rietfontein, Winburg on 2 October 1857 and died at Bloemfontein on 28 November 1916.
Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje was born on 9 October 1876 on a farm called Doornfontein in the north-western part of the Orange Free State, some thirty miles north east of Kimberley. He
After the defeat of the British forces during the so called Black Week, Sir Buller was replaced by Lord Fredrick Sleigh Roberts as commander of Her Majesty’s Forces in South