Rand Revolt Graves in Brixton Cemetery

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The graves in Brixton Cemetery are mostly of civilians, strikers, bystanders and members of the military, a mass grave to members of the Transvaal Scottish is also present. Some of the headstones were added in recently, and the headstone of David Lewis ties into that of Lt RW Taylor who is buried in Rebecca Street Cemetery in Pretoria.

Known to be buried in Brixton (reg entry or physical grave):

  • Mounted Constable. Cornelius Johannes Van Aswegan (GSW.  13/03/1922 “special burial ground Milner Park” Reburied Brixton DR 1721)
  • S.M Instructor. Thomas Notman (Instructor UDF. GSW head. 10/03/1922. Buried Brixton Cem EC 6918)
  • Capt. Henry Werner Backeberg  Buried Brixton Gen 5633)
  • Lt. Ethelbert Guy  (buried Brixton Gen 5632)
  • Cpl. Angus MacLeod  (Buried Brixton. Gen 5635B)
  • Pte. Lawrence Froneman (buried Brixton Gen 5630)
  • Pte. Eris Sydney Goddard (Buried Brixton Gen 5631)
  • Pte. Cecil Fyfe Ireland (Buried Brixton Gen 5635)
  • Pte. Richard Bateman Machan (Gunshot wounds, 12/03/1922 “Special graveyard Milner Park”, reburied in Brixton. Gen 5629)
  • Pte. Frank B Marshall  (Clerk, GSW through back. 10/03/1922 Buried in Brixton Gen 5635A)
  • Pte. Richard Blackstock Ovens (Buried Brixton Gen 5634)
  • Major George Alexander Findlay Adam (Buried Brixton Cem Gen 5793)
  • Pte. James Leander Freeman (Buried Brixton EC 6928)
  • Tpr Laurence Westerford Dallamore (ILH) (Buried in Brixton EC 2151)
  • Joseph Blair Nourse  (Killed at Ellis Park with ILH) 11/03/1922 buried Brixton EC 2964. His son was KIA in WW2) )
  • Gnr Matthew Leonard Cecil Walsh (THA) ( 12/03/1922,  “Special graveyard Milner Park” reburied in Brixton Gen 5688)
  • Pte Douglas MacGregor Dodd (Rand Light Infantry. Buried in Brixton EC6921)
  • Lt. Eldred Leonard Bawden (Railways and Harbours Brigade) (Brixton Gen 3755)
  • Henry Joseph Grinyer (SA Medical Corps) (Buried Brixton EC 6930)
  • Gnr Thomas Perridge (THA) (Buried Brixton EC 6912)
  • Eleanor Jane Berry (Housewife,  GSW to head, 10/03/1922. Buried Brixton Gen 5605)
  • Sarah Louisa Diffenthal  (Housewife,  GSW of pelvis, 10/03/1922. Buried Brixton DR 1709)
  • James Oliver Grey Hall (Timberman, shattered skull, 14/03/1922. Buried Brixton Gen 5609)
  • Florence Letisha Baumgard (Housewife, Bullet wound through head 13/03/1922 Buried Brixton EC 6915)
  • Rhyno Warrently Smith (Renault Warendly on DN) (Shunter South African Railways, 14/03/1922 Buried Brixton DR 1722)
  • Harris Trotsky (General dealer, GSW chest. 12/03/1922 Buried Brixton Jewish Cem 2361)
  • Gert Petrus Jacob Van Der Merwe (Gardener. GSW Left chest. 10/03/1922 buried Brixton  DR 1714)
  • David Karol (Karel?) Nortje  (Shop assistant, stab wound of chest. 10/03/1922 “special graveyard Milner Park” Reburied Brixton DR 1733)
  • William Thomas Stedman (Commercial clerk, 11/03/1922, GSW abdomen, “special graveyard Milner Park” . Reburied Brixton EC 6925)
  • Harry James Swanepoel (General labourer, bullet wound of chest. 10/03/1922 special graveyard Milner Park” Reburied Brixton DR 1741)
  • Allewyn Petrus Marais. (Grocer, 12/03/1922 . Buried in Brixton EC 43A. Allegedly shot by Taffy Long.) 
  • Gerhardus Petrus Bezuidenhout. (Fireman SAR, GSW Chest, 10/03/1922. Buried in Brixton DR 1713) 
  • Charles Isbister (Blacksmith, GSW of head, 14/03/1922, “special graveyard in Milner Park” Reburied Brixton Gen 5617)
  • Willie Marais (Scholar 12/03/1922. GSWs, “special graveyard Milner Park” . Reburied Brixton DR 1725)
  • Marthinus Wessels Smith (Gold miner underground, 16/03/1922,  GSW of head, buried Brixton EC 6919)
  • Lucas Johannes Rautenbach (Brixton DR 1710)
  • William Edward Dowse  (Brixton RC 679)
  • Taffy Long 17/11/1922 (Brixton Gen 6116)
  • Herbert Kenneth Hull 17/11/1922 (Brixton RC 753)
  • David Lewis 17/11/1922 (Brixton RC 754)
  • Percy Fisher 14/03/1922 (buried Brixton Gen 5608)
  • Harry Spendiff 14/03/1922 (buried Brixton RC 677)
  • Patrick Anthony Corbitt  (Gold miner underground, GSW of chest 12/10/1922, “Special graveyard Milner Park”. Reburied in Brixton RC 680)
  • Cornelius Stephanus Bothma (Gold miner underground. 10/03/1922 “Special graveyard Milner Park. Reburied Brixton DR 1724)
  • William Traut (or Trout?) (Blacksmith, GSW’s 13/03/1922 Buried Brixton Gen 5606)
  • Leslie Trevanian Reynolds (Electrical engineer. GSW. 12/03/1922 buried Brixton Gen 5606A)
  • Petrus Johannes Stephen Jansen Van Vuuren  (Gold miner, GSW. 12/03/1922 Buried Brixton DR 1717)
  • Hendrik Stephanus Pretorius (Gold miner underground, GSW of chest. 11/03/1922 “special graveyard Milner Park” Reburied Brixton Gen 5650)
  • Jacobus Enslin (Miner, GSW. 13/03/1922 Buried Brixton DR 1719)
  • Paul Retief  (Gold miner. GSW 11/03/1922 Buried Brixton DR 1718)
  • Nicholas Jacobus Oosthuizen Du Plessis (Miner 14/03/1922. Buried Brixton 1722A)
  • Dirk Johannes De Meillion (Gold miner 13/03/1922, GSW, “special graveyard Milner Park” . Reburied Brixton DR 1748)
  • Petrus Gouws (Gold miner underground GSW abdomen, 10/03/1922 “special graveyard Milner Park” . Reburied Brixton DR 1735)
  • Francois Gerhardus Putter (Gold miner underground, 11/03/1922, shattered skull, “special graveyard Milner Park” . Reburied Brixton DR 5734 )
  • Gert Cornelius Jacobus Cloete (13/03/1922, GSW chest, “special graveyard in Milner Park” Reburied  Brixton DR 1738) 
  • Tom, No Surname (General labourer, multiple bullet wounds. 08/03/1922. “Intended place of burial Brixton”) 

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