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KOOL, WouterBorn: 1866[?]
Kool is recorded as being member of the 5 Platoon of the Veld Service Unit of the Hollander Corps and recorded in the Special issue of the Staats Coerant of 18 November 1899 as being missing in action after the Battle of Elandslaagte, he was actually captured on 21 October 1899 at Elandslaagte (1899 10 21) and sent as prisoner-of-war to St Helena. In 1924 he is recorded in being in Morgenzon, district Standerton.
Rex (1974: 375) records him as being in the architectural service of the ZAR PWD and he appears in an 1897 group photograph. His occupation is recorded as a carpenter (Ploeger, J & de Kock, G de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. p, 120).
All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.
Articles citing KOOL
|Ploeger, J. 1957. Aantekeninge in verband met die eerste Hollanderkorps (1899). Africana Notes and News. 12 March 1956 - December 1957 298-312|
Books citing KOOL
|Ferreira, OJO (Editor and Annotator). 1977. Krijgsgevangenschap van L. C. Ruijssenaers 1899-1902. Pretoria: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing. pp 185|
|Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 120|
|Rex, Hermann Moritz. 1974. Die Lewe en Werk van Sytze Wierda in Nederland met verwysing na sy betekenis vir die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. Pretoria: Unpublished Ph.D. pp 375|
|Schoeman, Chris. 2011. Brothers in arms. Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 166|