St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.
June 28, 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than 4,000 Boer War POWs.
Considering the handwriting: The Boers were not as backward as many made them out to be. Both images from POW's in captivity. Diyatalawa Ceylon and St Helena. ABW.. Note the date of birth of each inmate in the register Karel Smit was but 14
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