Category Archives: Pretoria

The End of Reefsteamers?

It was with shock that that I read the following this morning.  === REEFSTEAMERS – CEASING OF OPERATIONS === It is with sadness that I must announce that as of this evening, the Germiston-based Reefsteamers Association NPC will no longer … Continue reading

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Delville Wood Memorial: Pretoria

My late maternal grandfather was a Delville Wood survivor, having been wounded on the 18th of July 1916. He never really spoke much about his experience at the battle, and if he had I probably would not have been able … Continue reading

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