Tag Archives: Monument

Cemetery Angels (6)

This page is a continuation of where we left off. The majority of angels on this page come from Prestbury Cemetery in Cheltenham. Images open in a new window and are generally 768×1024 because most are portrait images as opposed … Continue reading

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Cemetery Angels (5)

This page is a continuation of where we left off in the previous page, and given how many angels I have seen I will come back to this page as time allows, but be rest assured there will be a … Continue reading

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Cemetery Angels (4)

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Cemetery Angels (3)

This page is a continuation of where we left off in the previous page, we are now amongst the cemeteries of London and will be visiting three of the Magnificent Seven on this page (Abney park, Brompton, Highgate East). Images … Continue reading

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Cemetery Angels (2)

This page is a continuation of where we left off in the previous page, and given how many angels I have seen I will come back to this page as time allows, but be rest assured there will be a … 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 Uitenhage Anglo Boer War Memorial

These photographs of the Uitenhage Boer War Memorial are courtesy of Ronnie Lovemore. In early April 2015, the statute was vandalised by a group of uneducated thugs from the “EFF” who tried to set fire to it. The statue was … Continue reading

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South African Scottish Monument in Brixton Cemetery

This memorial to the South African Scottish Regiment used to appear on the local map books but I was never able to find it. It appears as if it had been damaged by a contractor and the remains were dumped … Continue reading

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The Piet Retief Monument in Port Elizabeth

These photographs were kindly taken by Ronnie Lovemore in June 2011, and are used with his permission. This monument to Piet Retief, was originally erected in Coega to the east of Port Elizabeth and unveiled in 1939 to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Krugersdorp and Districts War Memorial. Krugersdorp

The Krugersdorp and District War Memorial seems almost forgotten in Monument Street, Krugersdorp (aka Mogale City). And at the time (2008) I was impressed that it had not been too desecrated and the field gun was in a reasonably good … Continue reading

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