This is the Afrikaans name (literally Pioneers) for the group of Afrikaners who left the
Colony to make the Great Trek into the interior between 1835 and 1854. The Voortrekker
vlag (also known as the Kruisvlag or the 'Potgieter Vlag' after Voortrekker
General AH Potgieter) was used between 1836 and 1840 and was a red saltire
on a blue background.
Bruce Berry, 05 Oct 1995
Their flag was Blue with a red saltire (no fimbriation). [car61,
Roy Stilling, 08 Oct 1996