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Retrospective: South African Scottish Memorial in Brixton Cemetery

This memorial to the South African Scottish Regiment used to appear on the local map books but I was never able to find it. It appears as if it had been damaged by a contractor and the remains were dumped … Continue reading

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The South African Scottish Memorial in Parktown

The memorial was designed by William Tait Conner, a Glasgow born architect who moved to Johannesburg in 1903.  The sculptor was Arthur Taylor.   It is said that the face of the soldier is modelled after Capt. Thomas Hesketh Ross … Continue reading

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