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Personal Information
  • Names: Hendrik
  • Surname: Heystek
  • From: P O Brakfontein
  • Age: 50
Capture Information
  • Date Captured: 1900-07-07
  • Place Captured: Doornkom
Detention Information
  • Camp Detained: Diyatalawa
  • Country: Ceylon
  • Prisoner No: 3305

Boer War Prisoners

During the Anglo-Boer War, the British Forces captured around 28,000 Boer men who were detained as Prisoners of War. Around 25,630 of these men were sent to overseas prisoner of war camps while being detained. This database consists of information on the men caught and detained during this period.

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About this Record

This Prisoner of War record for Hendrik Heystek was transcribed record from various documents held at the National Archives, South Africa, including arrest and shipping information from newspaper sources like De Zuid-Afrikaan.

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