Category Archives: East Rand

Rand Revolt Casualty List

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John Francis David Shaul VC.

The grave of John Francis David Shaul. VC. may be found in Boksburg Cemetery. Google Earth co-ordinates for the cemetery are: 26° 13.227’S  28° 16.531’E. Born on 11th September 1873 at King’s Lynn, Norfolk and died on the 16th September, … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Trains

Trains spotted here and there in South Africa, often loco’s and sometimes oddities and peculiarities. Special thanks to Ronnie Lovemore for images of the Class 91 Diesels. © DRW 2009-2018. Moved to blog 17/08/2014

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Class 12AR-1535 “Susan”

My favourite locomotive; Susan, was a regular on my daily trips to work when I was stationed at Germiston Telecomms Depot during 1985/86. She usually lived on a short spur at the end of the mainline platform and served as … Continue reading

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East Rand and Elsewhere. Rand Revolt Graves

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Germiston and Districts War Memorial: Germiston

These photographs were taken on the 14th of  November 2009 at the Germiston and Districts War Memorial on the corner of Odendaal and President Strs. Germiston. Sadly the memorial had been defaced and used as a drinking spot as well … Continue reading

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