Petrus Venter served in the Ladybrand Cdo and was one of two Burghers killed in the skirmish at Rensburg. His daughter, Mrs Halliwell, who was 4 years old when her father was killed, applied for his medal in 1937, stating in a covering letter that she was the only surviving member of the family.
Father: killed at Rensburg, 14 Feb 1900. He was re-interred at Colesberg some years later.
Mother: died 18 March 1900, but name of Concentration Camp not specified.
Younger sister: died later in 1900.
Brother: who must have been with Miss Venter and survived the Concentration Camp, died in 1935.