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Remember the Mendi

HMT Mendi (21/02/1917) On 21 February 1917, South Africa lost some 607 African volunteers en route to the battlefields of France when their troopship; HMT Mendi, was in a collision with the SS Darro off St Catherine‚Äôs Point on the … Continue reading

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HMT Mendi Roll of Honour

The Roll of Honour for the Mendi is a very difficult one to reproduce, there are numerous anomalies in the list due to how many African names are written, pronounced, spelt and used. CWGC redid the plaques on the Hollybrook … Continue reading

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