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HOLLENBACH, Jan Hendrick

Born: 1852
Died: 1914 03 30


Was born in the Netherlands. In 1879 he married Hermina Johanna Breyer in the Netherlands. They had five children. Emigrated to the ZAR in 1889. He was an architect and lecturer of rectilinear draughting at the Staatsgimnasium [State Gymnasium], recorded in Longland's Directory of 1899 as professor of drawing at the Model School In his private listing and of the Mining School in the State Gymnasium entry and as working for the ZAR DPW (Rex, 1974:375), he appears in an 1897 group photograph. He was member of the Hollanders Corp, 5th Platoon in the South African War, but was not involved in any military engagements with the enemy (Ferreira, 1977: 184). Hollenbach died in Ermelo in 1914.

(General dir of SA 1915)

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.

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Articles citing HOLLENBACH

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

Books citing HOLLENBACH

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pp 76, 87

Ferreira, OJO (Editor and Annotator). 1977. Krijgsgevangenschap van L. C. Ruijssenaers 1899-1902. Pretoria: Raad vir Geesteswetenskaplike Navorsing. pp 184

Longland. 1979. Longland's Pretoria Directory for 1899 (Reprint No. 85). Pretoria: The State Library. pp 136, 219, 222

Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 98-99

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 Pretoria: Unpublished Ph.D. pp 375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 114, 165