General – Christiaan Botha

General Christiaan Botha.
Christiaan Botha was the younger brother of Louis Botha and he was born in Greytown, Natal, in 1864. He was one of the early settlers in
Swaziland where he worked as Police Commandant at Bremersdorp during the 1890s. In April 1900 he was promoted to Assistant Commandant General and led the commando in the fighting in Natal. Forced from Natal, he fought in the Eastern Transvaal and in Northern Natal. One of his achievements was the capture of a British convoy to Melmoth. He acted as a delegate at the Peace Conference and seconded the resolution to accept the terms offered.
He died in Kokstad in 1912.