General – Jan Wessels

General Jan Wessels
General Wessels had the command of the Free State forces in front of Kimberley for a couple of months after the war began, but, on finding that younger and more capable men were required for the task of handling large commandoes, he patriotically requested to be relieved of his responsibility, and was superseded. These captures are of little importance from a military point of view, as both generals had ceased to participate in active operations
He was captured near Reitz and was shipped off to Bermuda as a prisioner of war.