Kommandant – J.C. Kriegler

Johan Christian Kriegler was born in the Cape Colony and moved to Heidelberg before the war.

He was a member of the commando of Commandant Weilbach and took part in a few battles in Natal and was later transferred to the Orange Free State and was in command of half the Heidelberg commando.

In the battle of Tafelkop he was fatally wounded and died at Brandford

After the was he was reburied with eight other men of the Heibelberg commando in the Heidelberg cemetery.