Tag Archives: New Brighton

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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Mendi Memorial in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth

These photographs were taken on 12 June 2011 in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth by Ronnie Lovemore and are used with his permission. This is the second Mendi Memorial that I was able to add to these pages, and like the … Continue reading

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