Gideon Scheepers

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Gideon Scheepers (4 April 1878 – 18 January 1902) was a Boer military leader, scout and heliographer during the Anglo-Boer War (also known as the South African war). He is remembered for having been executed for war crimes.

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Gideon Jacobus Scheepers
Born(1878-04-04)4 April 1878
Middelburg, Colony of Transvaal
Died18 January 1902(1902-01-18) (aged 23)
Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony
Cause of deathExecution by firing squad
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