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Van Wyk, Frederik Johannes. Lt 7 years 7 months ago #39507

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Served: Verkenner Corps. Awarded the DTD (Dekoratie voor Trouwe Dienst).
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From the City Coins auction, 4 November 2022

DTD (Luit. F. J. van Wijk);
[ ABO ]

Frederick Johannes van Wijk of Kestell served as a Lieutenant in the OFS Verkenners Korps from 3 October 1899 to 31 May 1902 when as an officer. He kept his rifle when peace was declared.

On form A Commandant J de Wet of Reitz described him as “zeer dapper en uitnemend vertroubaar”. He was in action at Swartbooiskop, an hour and a half to the south of Nicholson's Nek, Paardeberg, Kimberley Waterworks, Bloemfontein, Modder River and many others.

Listed in Forsyth as Van Wyk.
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