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Remembering the Mendi.

When I originally started photographing war graves and memorials I had very little information about the loss of the SS Mendi in 1917. An occasional mention in the newspapers was as informative as it got. There was one book by … Continue reading

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The Mendi Memorial in Atteridgeville

These photographs were taken on 19 February 2012 by Christopher Szabo and are used with his permission. The occasion was the annual wreath laying service held on the 19th of February to Honour the Men of the Mendi.  The Memorial … Continue reading

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