General Muller (Boksburg) reported that in his division the burghers had never suffered from hunger.
That in some cases, as that of the Boksburg section, the men were conveyed the greater part of the way by Government carts.
But the junction with the Boksburg burghers, numbering about 200 men, somewhat made up for it.
The collieries extend from Boksburg eastward to Springs, 11 m. distant.
When he had visited Boksburg he had found that the commandos had had no meat for three days.