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Kruger, Pieter Ernst. Veldkornet 7 years 2 months ago #32923

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Served: Commandant Potgieter.
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Kruger, Pieter Ernst. Veldkornet 1 year 7 months ago #72797

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From the next City Coins auction, November 2020

ABO (Veldkornet P. E. Kruger)

Pieter Ernst Kruger served in the Wolmaransstad Commando under Commandant Potgieter and was wounded and taken prisoner at Rooiwal. He was sent to Bombay as PoW No 31663 and returned home in May 1903.

He only claimed his ABO medal in 1941 when he was approaching the age of 77.
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Kruger, Pieter Ernst. Veldkornet 10 months 1 week ago #78094

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Sold at City Coins for a total of £323. Now available at Liverpool Medals for £795

Veldkornet Pieter Ernst Kruger, was born during 1867 in South Africa, he was the son of another Pieter Ernst Kruger and Marian Johanna Kruger (Mare) in a family where he had 15 siblings.

During his life he married Hester Angenesta Boshoff during 1888, but they divorced and he later married Aletta Maria Doroetha de Lange.

He lived in Karreeboom, Wolmaransstad.
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