van Heerden Genealogy

The van Heerden family of the Carnarvon and Victoria West District.

Sapper Joseph Benjamin van Heerden

Sapper Joseph Benjamin van Heerden (I92)

Male 1907 - 1943  (36 years)Deceased


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  • Name Joseph Benjamin van Heerden  [1, 2, 3
    • Other names, Josef Benjamin, Jozef Benjamin.
    Title Sapper 
    Birth 5 Jul 1907 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation South African Railways. Official. 
    MLTS 25 Nov 1943 
    WWII. South African Engineer Corps. Sapper, Service numeber 172341. Died on active service 
    Death 25 Nov 1943  Hospital Johannesburg, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Osteoyelitis Frontal Bone & Cerebral Abcess.
    Burial Cemetery, West Park, Montgomery Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Commonwealth War Graves - World War II
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I92  van Heerden
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2022 

    Father Ancestors Pieter Schalk van Heerden,   b. 1859, Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1921 (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Maria Magdalena van der Merwe 
    Family ID F1967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer,   b. 13 Sep 1903   d. 21 Jul 1967, Hospital, Harrismith, Free State, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)  [3
    Marriage 8 Apr 1930  Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He : 22 years and 9 months - She : 26 years and 7 months. 
    Notes 
    • Children given in STAMREGISTER 1701 - 2010 is 1. Erasmus Stephanus 1911, 2. Hester Sophia Aletta 1914, 3. Susanna Petronella 1915

      The children listed in the death certificate of Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer are as follow, 1. Magdalena Wilhelmina, married to Pieter Andries Dreyer. 2.
      Maria Catharina, married to Willem Alexander Ackerman.
    Children 
    Married: 1x  1. Female Magdalena Wilhelmina van Heerden,   b. Abt 1931
    Married: 1x  2. Female Maria Catharina van Heerden,   b. Abt 1933
    Documents
    Josef Benjamin van Heerden & Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer
    Josef Benjamin van Heerden & Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer
    Marriage certificate.
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2020 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 8 Apr 1930 - Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 25 Nov 1943 - Hospital Johannesburg, Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Cemetery, West Park, Montgomery Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Documents
    Josef Benjamin van Heerden & Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer
    Josef Benjamin van Heerden & Susanna Wilhelmina Coetzer
    Marriage certificate.

    Headstones 2 Headstones

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] South Africa War Graves Project.

    2. [S5] The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

    3. [S1] Dr Petronella van Heerden/Francois van Heerden, STAMREGISTER 1701 - 2010, 936.


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