Boer War Diaries of Geldenhuys
Biographies and Memoirs
Added on March 10, 2015
Author Preller Geldenhuys
Edition Second Edition
Published November 29, 2014
File Size 4.46 MB
Boer War Diaries of Geldenhuys 4.46 MB - Jan Geldenhuys was called up in October 1899 to serve in the Kroonstad Commando, deployed to the Western Front for the Siege of Kimberley. He fought at the Battles of Belmont, Graspan, Twee-Reviere, Magersfontein and several other minor skirmishes.
He was captured in April 1902 and banished as a prisoner of war to Umballa, India, where his experiences till Thursday, 20th November 1902 were documented.
His diaries are lodged with the Anglo-Boer War museum in Bloemfontein.
The author's grandmother, Lizzie Preller, provided the inspiration to research and to add this addition to African history. Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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