Andries (General China) Chamile

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ANC member and 1956 Treason trialist

First name: 
Andries (General China)
Last name: 
Chamile
Date of birth: 
1900
Location of birth: 
Johannesburg

Born in 1900, Johannesburg Chamile worked as a labourer. He was a member of the Newclare branch of African National Congress which he joined during the Defiance Campaign. The indictment against him in the Treason Trial was squashed in 1959.

Last updated : 02-Sep-2012

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011

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