Tag Archives: SAWGP

Completing the Cards

Followers of this blog may recall my post from 24 May 2012 “Reading the cards”  At the time when I wrote it we were facing the seemingly mammoth task of trying to find record cards for as many South African … Continue reading

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The Police Memorial

Following my the wreath laying ceremony at the VTM I went and did a spot of gravehunting at Rebecca Street Cemetery in Pretoria before heading to the Union Buildings to photograph the SAHA Memorial and take a closer look at … Continue reading

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Reading the Cards

One of the biggest problems that The South African War Graves Project has with the Roll of Honour for South Africa, are inaccuracies and omissions. Given that there was a war on, and given the authorities tendency to overlook portions of … Continue reading

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My first cemetery

It is possible that somebody will ask the question: “Where did you first start out taking photos of military graves?” and I would have to answer “West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg”   As for the date? that is a difficult one … Continue reading

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