Category Archives: World War 1

Farewell Cable Restorer

It is always sad to see ships being broken up,  and a classic being chopped up is just so much worse. Back in South Africa the veteran cable ship Cable Restorer is rapidly disappearing and will soon be only a … Continue reading

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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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