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KESTING, Jean Jacques

Born: 1870 09 28
Died: 1929 08 17


Was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, leaving Amsterdam in 1896. He served as an architect and builder for the NZASM in Pretoria and later Bedfordview and Johannesburg. During the Anglo-Boer War he served in Platoon III with of the Hollander Corps, although recorded on the roll call list of Platoon IV in the papers of Comamandant VAN RIJSSE. After the war he was recorded as a building contractor. In 1913 07 11 he took South African citizenship. He died in Germiston.

Articles citing KESTING

Ploeger, J. 1957. Aantekeninge in verband met die eerste Hollanderkorps (1899). Africana Notes and News. 12 March 1956 - December 1957 298-312

Books citing KESTING

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 114

Ferreira, OJO (Editor and Annotator). 1977. Krijgsgevangenschap van L. C. Ruijssenaers 1899-1902. Pretoria: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing. pp 185

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 78

Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 114

Schoeman, Chris. 2011. Brothers in arms. Hollanders in the Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: Zebra Press. pp 14, 166