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Roll of Honour. St John’s College, Houghton

St John’s College in Houghton has a very strong connection to the military, and there are two chapels on the premises. The larger chapel houses the Roll of Honour, whereas the Crypt Chapel has the Delville Wood Cross in it. … Continue reading

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Rand Revolt Casualty List

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The Irish Brigades Monument in Orania

This page is the result of the dereliction of the site of the Irish Brigades Monument that used to be in Brixton. The original entry for this monument is still available under Extinct Memorials Initially I was not able to … Continue reading

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Oswald Austin Reid VC.

Oswald Austin Reid (02/11/1893 – 27/10/1920) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions On 7 March 1917 at the Battle of Diyalah River, Mesopotamia, The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 June 1917, Supplement: 30122, Page: 5702, reads: “Capt. Oswald Austin … Continue reading

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The Titanic Grave in South Africa

In fond memory of Hymie Alper (+ 12/11/1993), a kind and gentle soul. On a busy corner of Johannesburg, right next to the Smit Street on-ramp of the M1 North highway, we find the only memorial to the Titanic in … Continue reading

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Gold Reef City Railway Collection

This page contains photographs of the trains and rolling stock at Gold Reef City in Johannesburg. The images were taken by Clinton Hattingh and are used with his permission. More information on this collection may be found at Piet Conradies … Continue reading

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The Braamfontein Gallery

These photographs of Johannesburg and Braamfontein were taken on 15 October 2011 while on a walking tour. A slight deviation was made to photograph a forgotten memorial at the old MOTH Hall. The tour was conducted by Past Experiences. [ … Continue reading

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The Newtown Gallery

in 2011 I joined a walking tour with Past Experiences and they helped me discover parts of Johannesburg that I did not really know from my younger days, in fact discovering Newtown was quite an experience. These images are from … Continue reading

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Johannesburg Gallery (4)

Still walking around taking random pics. [ Page 1 ] [ Page 2 ] [ Page 3 ] [ Newtown ] Constitutional Hill [ Braamfontein ] © DRW 2007-2018 Created 09/06/2014

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Johannesburg Gallery (3)

Continuing with our explorations in and around Johannesburg…. [ Page 1 ] [ Page 2 ] [ Page 4 ] [ Newtown ] Constitutional Hill [ Braamfontein ]   © DRW 2007-2018. Created 09/06/2014

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