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Jameson Raid Memorial and Graves, Krugersdorp

There are a number of Jameson Raid remnants to be found in Burgershoop Cemetery in Krugersdorp. The dominant one is the memorial erected in 1917, where 5 Burghers are remembered. There are also the graves of 3 Jameson raiders with … Continue reading

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REGM Military Cemetery

The Randfontein Estates Gold Mine Military Cemetery is somewhat of a misnomer, the reality is that it is a collection of graves related to the Jameson Raid next to a railway line. The graves are of Troopers William Charles Beatty-Powell, … Continue reading

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The Jameson Raid “Stump” Monument: Doornkop

Continuing from the Vlakfontein Monument I now went to the site of what is loosely known as the Stump Monument. Next to “The Brickworks” is the spot where the cottage stood where Jameson surrendered to the Boer forces (Google Earth … Continue reading

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The Jameson Raid Vlakfontein Monument: Doornkop

Continued from the Jameson Raid Surrender Memorial. Just behind “the Brickworks” is what is known as the Vlakfontein Monument: (Google Earth co-ordinates: 26°12’30.72″S, 27°48’27.31″E.) When I visited it in 2009 the fencing had been complete around this memorial, although it … Continue reading

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The Jameson Raid Surrender Memorial: Doornkop

There are a number of memorials associated with the ill fated Jameson Raid of 1896, and I have decided to split them as opposed to keeping them all together like they were before. My knowledge of these events is small, … Continue reading

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