Category Archives: Voortrekker Monument

South African Defence Force Wall of Remembrance: Voortrekker Monument

Following the non recognition of members of the SADF by the so called “freedom park”, it was decided that a fitting tribute be made to the members of the SADF that lost their lives in service. The South African Defence … Continue reading

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Steytlerville War Memorials and Graves.

These photographs in and around Steytlerville were kindly taken by Ronnie Lovemore, and are used with his permission. The Memorial presumably commemorates men from the town of Steytlerville and surrounds who died in both World Wars. The two  objects on … Continue reading

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Voortrekker Monument at Emma Park in Linden

Update 28/05/2018 When I first got interested in photographing memorials and monuments, I started to take a whole new interest in the Johannesburg Streetfinder, because often these would be listed on the maps. However, trying to find them was always … Continue reading

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A Voortrekker Monument in Newlands, Johannesburg.

I have to admit this was a strange find that I made while on my way to the cemetery in 2012. Situated in the grounds of the “Waterval Gemeente” Dutch Reformed Church in Newlands, it is the sort of thing easily … Continue reading

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Downed Rhodesian Viscount Memorial; Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

This Memorial, unveiled on 2 September 2012, is situated  at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria. The original images of this memorial were kindly provided by Ryno Human and were used with his permission. I have since replaced these images with … Continue reading

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The Koevoet Memorial; Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

The Koevoet Memorial is situated  at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria and images of it were kindly provided by Ryno Human and are used with his permission. The Memorial was unveiled on 6 April 2013 by Lt Genl “Sterk Hans” … Continue reading

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32 Battalion Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour. The names are in the order that the brass plaques are placed on the Tree of Honour. The limitations of this page have meant that I am using an image of the original post of the ROH … Continue reading

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32 Battalion Tree of Honour

The 32 Battalion Tree of Honour  was originally unveiled on 26 May 1985 by Maj Genl. GL Meiring, commander of SWATF. Originally from Buffalo in the Caprivi, it was subsequently moved to Pomfret and then to Zeerust, finally being planted … Continue reading

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31/201 Battalion Memorial

I do not know the history of this memorial or of 31/201 Battalion, I encountered it for the first time while attending a memorial service at the Voortrekker Monument. These images I took on  29 May 2011.    When I … Continue reading

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