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Westdene Bus Disaster Memorial: Westdene Dam

This page is in memory of those that perished, and were affected by the events known as “The Westdene Bus Disaster” On the afternoon of the  27th of March 1985, a Johannesburg municipal schoolbus, carrying pupils from Hoërskool Vorentoe, left … Continue reading

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South African National Jewish War Memorial: West Park Cemetery. Johannesburg

Another little known Memorial in West Park Cemetery is the South African National Jewish War Memorial. The Memorial is situated within the Jewish Cemetery and is very close to the Holocaust Memorial. It is also very close to the Jewish … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial in West Park Cemetery: Johannesburg

This impressive memorial is found inside the Jewish Section of West Park Cemetery.   The creator of the Memorial, Sculptor Herman Wald (1906-1970) and his wife are buried close by in the Military Section.  The Memorial is dated 1959. © DRW … Continue reading

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