1896 CHL Field Cornet certificate
- ZA ZAR STS 2022-004-03-001
Part of Leake collection
1896 CHL Field Cornet certificate.
Issued at the time that Dutch was still used as the official language of the Transvaal Republic.
"The rank of field cornet (veldkornet) was used for the senior officer of a ward or sub-district in the independent republican states of the Transvaal and Oranje-Vrystaat in late 19th century South Africa. They were elected by the commandos of their ward for periods of three years." (Source: Wikipedia)
Lombard, H S Veldkornet