List updated September 5, 2009
Country Total = 667
667 graves (figure includes 248 Border War graves) in 34 cemeteries
Completed = 391 (or 58.62%)
ENGELA CEMETERY, OSHIKANGO
A 4 x 4 vehicle is necessary on the sand track from the school to the cemetery - otherwise walk. The signposted turn off to Engela is 6 km from the Oshikango border post on the Ondangwa road. Follow this road for 1.3 km, turn left onto the dirt track and proceed 0.7 km to the school. Go past the school buildings and follow the definite sand track for 350 paces to the cemetery. The grave is close to the corner directly opposite the entrance.
HAULU, Private, H, N/48372. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 4th May 1947. Age 20. Son of Haulo and Shinoango Hilannje
The cemetery, which is owned by the municipality, is situated next to and is visible from the road, which leads to the airport and military base. The 6 war graves are scattered in the old section. One of the Commonwealth graves was brought in from Okamukauti.
GROUWATER FARM BURIAL GROUND, REHOBOTH
The grave is situated on the farm Grouwater which is 12 km (on a rough track) from Klein Aub which is 84 km from Rehoboth. It is recommended that the Secretary, SA Agency, be approached for a plan as it is difficult to find.
VAN WYK, Private, K, C/319893. Cape Corps, S.A. Forces. 12th January 1946. Age 31. Son of Arie and Hanna van Wyk
The cemetery, which is no longer in use, is situated on a private farm but maintained by the Karibib municipality. Travel 0.7 km from the police station in the direction of Usakos, and turn in at the sign 'Farm Karibib No.54'. The walled cemetery is visible from the farmhouse and the South African and German graves are scattered. Karibib surrendered early in May 1915 and became the chief hospital centre on the Lines of Communication. Two of the battlefield graves were brought in from Albrechtshohe and five from Otjimbingwe.
BOTHA, Private, M, 117. 5th Mounted Brigade. 27th May 1915. 131. S.F
COX, Constable, PIETER ANDRIES, 722. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. Died of influenza 12th November 1915. Age 23. Son of William John and Magdalena S. M. Cox, of Wepener, Orange Free State 140
DU PREEZ, Sergeant, F J J, 189. Pietersburg Commando. 30th April 1915. 131. S.A
FLEETWOOD, Private, T, 1295. 5th Mounted Brigade. 8th June 1915. 107
GERBER, Constable, P J, 277. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. 30th October 1916. 110
LANTING, Sergeant, HARMANNUS PIETER, 154. Middelburg Commando. 24th June 1915. Age 28. Son of A. P. and G. Lanting (nee Stutvolt). Born at Winsum, Holland 108
MAUGHAN, Private, WILLIAM FRASER, 1964. South African Service Corps. Died of influenza 28th October 1918. Age 41. Adopted son of Thomas and Lydia Maughan; husband of Ivy Mary Maughan, of Alice, Cape Province 141
MOLTER, Chaplain 4th Class, THE REV. WILFRED MICHAEL, South African Chaplain's Department attd. 1st South African Horse. 24th October 1918. Age 33. Husband of H. M. Ie Rout (formerly Molter), of Gibeon, South-West Africa 132
McMILLAN, Sergeant, S, South African Medical Corps. 19th November 1918. 143
NORMAN, Burgher, C G, Ermelo Commando. Mounted Commandos, S.A. Forces. 23rd March 1915. 101
NORTJE, Constable, T L, 1019. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. 8th November 1918. 131. S.G
OLIVIER, Constable, ALEXANDER BENJAMIN, 844. 2nd. South African Military Constabulary. 28th October 1918. Age 25. Son of Mr. E L. and Mrs. A. L. Olivier, of Zastron, Orange Free State 134
SANDOW, Private, EMIL ALBERT, 908. South African Railway Services. 25th October 1918. Age 29. Son of Justine Sandow and the late Otto Sandow 133
SMIT, Burgher, CORNELIUS JOHANNES, 241. Pietersburg Commando. Died of wounds 25th May 1915. Age 48. Son of Wynand Frederick Smit; husband of Gezina Catherina Smit (nee Roux), of Louis Trichardt, Transvaal 104
TROSKIE, Corporal, J M, 38. Lichtenburg Commando. 4th June 1915. 106
VAN DER BERG, Burgher, J D, 53. Pietersburg Commando. 1st May 1915. 131. S.E
VAN DER HEEVER, Burgher, JACOBUS OCKERT, 104. Pietersburg Commando. 30th April 1915. Age 24. Son of Mr. C. J. and Mrs. M. E. van der Heever of Louis Trichardt, Zoutpansberg, Transvaal 131. S.B
VAN DER WATT, Constable, STEPHANUS JOHANNES, 1134. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. Died of influenza 31st October 1918. Age 46. Son of S. J. van der Watt and A. S. van der Watt; husband of A. S. F. van der Watt, of 53, Stockenstroom St., Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province. Born at Aberdeen 142
VAN DYK, Private, G C, 1202. South African Railway Services. 22nd October 1918. 131
VAN EEDEN, Burgher, J S, 290. Brand's Horse. Mounted Commandos, S.A. Forces. 9th June 1915. 131. S.D
VAN RENSBURG, Burgher, HENDRIK CHRISTOFFEL JANSE, 225. Pietersburg Commando. 1st May 1915. Age 21. Son of H. C. J. and A. S. van Rensburg, of "New Hanover," Blouhak, Pietersburg, Transvaal. Born at Doornfontein, Pietersburg 131. S.C
WRIGHT, Air Mechanic, J G, 208655. South African Air Force. 31st March 1943. Grave 182
KATIMA MULILO GRAVES
The graves, which used to be out in the veld, are now situated in the yard of a house. Follow the main road from the power station in the direction of Botswana for 0.7 km, turn left into Trollip Street for 0.1 km, turn right at the school for 0.4 km and the graves are in the lawn of the house set back from the street.
MBALA, Corporal, SIHOPE, N/5836. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 6th April 1941.
SILONGO, Private, L, N/5815. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 6th April 1941.
KEETMANSHOOP MUNICIPAL CEMETERY
The 28 South African and German graves are scattered in the old walled section of the cemetery, which is owned by the municipality. Follow 5th Avenue (the main street) and turn into Kaiser Street (which becomes Stamprieter Road) in the direction of the Grunau - Windhoek Road. The cemetery is at the junction with 1st Avenue. Keetmanshoop surrendered to the Southern Forces on the 20th April 1915. Two of the graves were brought in after the Armistice.
BOUWER, Private, J L, 787. South African Railway Services. 29th October 1918. 179
BRADE, Corporal, FREDERICK AGUSTA, 644. South African Railway Services. Died of sickness 28th October 1918. Age 27. Son of Joseph Taylor Brade and Martha Brade, of Main Rd., Diep River, Cape Province; husband of Grace Brade, of Rhodesia 178
OTJOHORONGO (OKAPERRE) CEMETERY, OMARURU
It is advisable to use a light truck or 4 x 4 vehicle, as the tracks on the final stage are very sandy. The cemetery is situated in the Otjohorongo tribal area in Damaraland 110 km from Omaruru. From Omaruru take Uis road for 7.4 km, turn right and follow the road for 58.5 km to Omatjette. Turn right and follow the road for 19 km to Otjohorongo. Ask for directions and possibly a guide here, or consult the Secretary, SA Agency prior to the visit.
HIANGUTI, Private, WILLIAM, N/45847. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 6th October 1944. Age 36. Son of August and Elizabeth Hianguti; husband of Elizabeth Hianguti; nephew of Izak Tjipossa, of Okaperre
TSUMEB (NOMTSOUB) CEMETERY
The cemetery, which is owned by the municipality, is situated in the suburb of Nomtsoub. Follow Omeg Allee in the direction of Grootfontein, turn right into Reinhold Shilongo Street up the 5 way junction, then left and next right into Leevi Muashakele Street for 1.1 km then left into Otjikoto Street which leads to the cemetery. The graves have common kerbing. These casualties were originally buried in a section of the Tsumeb Cemetery but exhumed and reinterred (apparently without the knowledge of the Commission) in 1969.
ALUTHILU, Private, HAIKUKI, N/49903. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 12th January 1943.
HUMBU, Private, DAVID, N/47179. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 6th September 1942.
KAMBATA, Private, JOHANNES, N/45791. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 22nd January 1942.
KANDJIBI, Private, HITUAMATA, N/49697. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 1st October 1942. Age 24. Son of S. Kandjibi and Ndeuapeka D. Kandjibi; nephew of Andrias Shetuhanga, of Ovamboland
MACHARIKA, Private, THEODORE, N/46495. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 11th July 1943. Age 37. Son of Willem and Kajee Katjieveke, of Gobabis
NANDENGA, Private, GABRIEL, N/46066. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 1st January 1943.
NANGHEMA, Private, PETRUS, N/49666. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 23rd March 1943. Age 25. Son of Nangolo and Kambona; nephew of Nathaniel Shiluwa, of Ondangna
NGUIRIRI, Private, MICHAEL, N/45317. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 14th May 1943. Son of Nguiriri and Feni, of Ovamboland; husband of Lea Nambachu, of Ovamboland
SHILILIFA, Private, MUTUMBULUA, N/49694. Native Military Corps, S.A. Forces. 24th March 1943. Age 27. Son of Shimbashike and Nangado Shililifa of Angola
The cemetery, owned by the municipality, is situated at the junction of Ilse Schatz Road and 8th Street. The graves are scattered throughout the old section of the cemetery. Three of the 1914/18 Commonwealth graves were brought in from isolated positions. There are 11 graves in the commission’s care in this cemetery.
BRAUN, Rifleman, F A, 256. 1st. South African Mounted Rifles. 24th June 1916.
CARMICHAEL, Sergeant, JAMES, 5464. Medical Section. . South African Mounted Rifles. 7th July 1917. Age 48. Son of Robert and Ellen Carmichael. Born at Perth, Scotland
COETZEE, Captain, J J R, Military Magistrate, S.A. Forces. 31st October 1918.
JOUBERT, Burgher, J J, Middelburg Commando. 3rd July 1915.
LIEBENBERG, Sergeant, C R J, 238693V. General Service Corps, S.A. Forces. 26th March 1943. Age 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacobus C. Liebenberg; husband of J. F. Liebenberg, of Keetmanshoop European Sec. Grave 90
SMITH, Corporal, W T, 1148. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. 1st November 1918.
STEENKAMP, Constable, J H, 388. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. 13th April 1917.
VAN ZYL, Constable, C J, 1009. 2nd . South African Military Constabulary. 25th October 1918.
KARIBIB CEMETERY FILMALTER I H ISAAC HAMILTON Saddler 1120 South African
Military Constabulary 2nd 2-Nov-19 41 Died of disease, miners phthisis,
at Karibib Husband of M. W. Filmalter, c/o B. Lonvis, P.O. Box 26, Brandfort,
Orange Free State. ref. Gallantry Awards to the South Africa Police ***Submitted
for War Grave Status to CWGC, awaiting acceptance
UNKNOWN CEMETERY GERRARD A ALEXANDER Saddler Sergeant 853 South African
Military Constabulary 2nd 8-Apr-18 0 Committed Suicide Friend of Albertus
Jacobus Erasmus, of Hoopstad, Orange Free State. ref. Gallantry Awards
to the South Africa Police ***Submitted for War Grave Status to CWGC,
UNKNOWN CEMETERY MASELALA J JAN Native Private 1083 South African Mounted
Rifles 2nd 16-Jan-16 0 Died at Windhoek ref. Gallantry Awards to the South
Africa Police ***Accepted by CWGC for War Grave Status & burial site