Category Archives: Jameson Raid

Memorial in Danger: ERPM War Memorial, Boksburg

This memorial to the soldiers of East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) Boksburg who lost their lives during World War 1 is to be found in Pretoria Road, close to the intersection with Greenworks Street as per the image below (GPS: … Continue reading

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Dear Dr Jameson….

One of the more unsavoury events in our history is the Jameson Raid. Cecil John Rhodes and his friends planned this really ridiculous farce to…. wait, I will let you read about it yourself because I sure don’t understand half of it. I … Continue reading

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