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Memorial in Danger: ERPM War Memorial, Boksburg

This memorial to the soldiers of East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM) Boksburg who lost their lives during World War 1 is to be found in Pretoria Road, close to the intersection with Greenworks Street as per the image below (GPS: … Continue reading

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Finding Sir George Farrar

One of the many graves in Johannesburg that I was looking for, was that of Sir George Farrar.   The reason for looking for his grave was that he died during the First World War and as such is a … Continue reading

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