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Born: 1868 (?)


Of Delft, Departing from s'Gravenhage, South Holland, Netherlands, at age 31 to take up appointment as a draughtsman in Pretoria in 1899. He was member of the Hollander Corps during the Anglo-Boer War. He is recorded by VAN RIJSSE as Commandant of Section VI of the Hollander Corps as being a member of this Section. The Government Gazette of 18 November 1899 records him as taking part in the Battle of Elandslaagte. He fortunately survived this and was awarded the ZAR Oorlogsmedalje for service with this corps (Schoeman, 2011: 173).

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.

Books citing VAN DREUMEL

Ferreira, OJO (Editor and Annotator). 1977. Krijgsgevangenschap van L. C. Ruijssenaers 1899-1902. Pretoria: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing. pp 192

Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 58

Schoeman, Chris. 2011. Brothers in arms. Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 14, 173