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KLASING, Jacobus Coenraad

Born: 1862 02 02
Died: 1911 01 13


Came to South Africa from the Netherlands in 1895. In 1897 he was working for the ZAR PWD as an architect and is part of a group photograph of staff members. In 1898 he married Catherina Coster (b 1864 08 13 d 1965 08 10) in Pretoria by whom he had one child. During the Anglo-Boer War he was a member of Platoon V of the Hollander Corps escaping capture during the Battle of Elandslaagte. He died in Pretoria. (Schoeman (2011:166) has his death as 1911 01 30)

Books citing KLASING

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 115

Schoeman, Chris. 2011. Brothers in arms. Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 166