I don’t if he was unlucky or what, but Friday 24th January, near to Hlobane Mountain the following casualties were sustained by the Burgher Force
Privates: Budenbeck [sic] & Jelleome. Extent of wounds not given. Presumably the former is Bridenbach.
See below, where they are referred to as the Dutch Con.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Further Correspondence respecting the Affairs of South Africa.
Then on Monday 10th February 1879, during a cattle raid on Hlobane, Private H. Bridenbach of the Burgher Force
was wounded. Again the extent of his wound is not given.