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MeyerFrederick WillemArtilleristAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
MeyerLucas JohannesGeneralhe was born in 1846 in the OFS. In 1884 he was President of the New Republic established in Northern Zululand but this territory became part of the Transvaal in 1888. Meyer was a member of the Volksraad as was reportedly sympathetic to the case of the Uitlanders. He sometimes clashed with the policies of President Kruger but took up arms at the start of the Boer War. He commanded the Boer forces attacking Dundee at the Battle of Talana. He participated in the battle of Modder Spruit but collapsed due to ill health. After a convalescence in Pretoria, he returned to Natal where he commanded the Boer forces on the Tugela. Lack of confidence in him by his men led to his removal from command and his return to Pretoria. He was serving in the Transvaal government, under Schalk Burger, Acting President, when it was on the move in Tautesberg in north east Transvaal in December 1901. He attended the conference between the two Boer governments April 1902 to prepare for the peace negotiations. He signed the peace treaty in his role as a member of the Executive Council of the Transvaal. He died in August 1902 and was interred at Vryheid. Boer Forces
MeyerPhillipous RudalphusKorporalAwarded the ABO. Johannesburg ArtillerieBoer Forces
MinnaarThomas FrederickBurgerAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
MinnikJ HLanddrost at Boksburg, Transvaal, until he joined the Boers on the outbreak of the War in 1899, remaining in the field until captured by Colenbrander's Scouts in April, 1901. He then spent fifteen months as a prisoner of war in India. Until peace was signed Mr Munnik was an irreconcilable, but he then determined to accept the inevitable and became a loyal British subject. Mr Munnik occupied his leisure time as a prisoner in writing a romance of the Boer War, entitled Major Greville, VC, DSO.Boer Forces
MontgomeryJacob Andries LouisBurgerAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
MoodieThomasBurgerAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
MoolmanHendrik GeorgArtilleristAwarded the ABO. Piet RetiefBoer Forces
MulitzPaul JohannesArtilleristAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
MullerChristiaan HendrikGeneralHe was born in 1865 and moved to the Transvaal in his teens and to the Rand in his twenties. He saw service during the Jameson Raid. He fought with distinction during the Boer War where he rose through the ranks. At Helvetia, he captured the gun called Lady Roberts. He was a Bitter Ender and took part in the peace negotiations. He worked in banking and joined the rebel cause in 1914 when he was wounded and sentenced to a goal term of 2 years. He was elected to Parliament in 1920 and died in 1945. Boer Forces
MullerGeorge FrederickSersantAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
MullerIgnatius Johannes JacobusArtilleristAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
MullerIgnatius Johannes JacobusArtilleristAwarded the ABO. Gen. SmutsBoer Forces
MullerJan Johannes KorporalAwarded the ABO. StaatsartillerieBoer Forces
MyburghCarel Johannes ArtilleristAwarded the ABO. O.V.S. ArtillerieBoer Forces
MyburghCarel Johannes BenedictusArtilleristAwarded the ABO. SenekalBoer Forces
MyburghJacobus JohannesArtilleristAwarded the ABO. Gen. CronjeBoer Forces
MyburghMartinus WilhelmusGeneralDuring the Boer War he led the Vryheid Commando and rose to the rank of general. He later served in both the Natal and Union Parliaments. He fought in the Great War in the 3rd Mounted Brigade in German South West Africa. Boer Forces
NaudeJacobus JohannesHe was born in 1876 in Smithfield, OFS. He fought in native wars and in the Jameson Raid. He started the Boer War in Natal as an ambulance helper but took a fighting role and was in action at Willow Grange and Colenso. When the Boers evacuated Pretoria, Botha left behind Naude and a few picked men to act as spies. He was betrayed but was in the field at the time and evaded capture. He moved to the eastern Transvaal and saw action at Bakenlaagte. After the war, he returned to Pretoria and wrote his autobiography. Boer Forces
NelAdrianKorporalAwarded the ABO. ArtillerieBoer Forces
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