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War graves in the United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. We commemorate the 1.7 men and women of the Commonwealth that died during the First and Second World Wars.

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT The Rooidam Military Cemetery, Bloemfontein, showing both   Anglo-Boer War and Commonwealth First World War graves

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT

VAN WIJK Kanonfontein farm cemetary Boshoff Free State

VAN WIJK

ERASMUS Anna Francina nee VAN WYK 1880-1942 Boshoff Free State Rural farm cemeteries.

ERASMUS Anna Francina, nee VAN WYK 1880-1942

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Welcome to the Joburg City Parks and Zoo homepage connecting you to the City of Johannesburg Parks, Zoo, Cemeteries, Botanical Gardens, and public spaces.

The Love Story behind the Gravestones gravestone of Jan Jacobus Coetzee was never really frowned upon until SANParks head of communication, Paul Daphne (who was the managing executive: parks at the time) visited the site. The inscription was in Setswana sparking interest and curiosity. How could someone with such a strong Afrikaans name have an inscription in an African language? It would later transpire that these graves were proof of the first mixed-marriage relationships in the area.

Tim Hartwright of the Braamfontein Spruit Trust think's this is one of the Wilhelmi's family graves.  The Wilhelmi's owned Driefontain Farm in the 1890's.  He has ordered a book called 'Wagon tracks and Orchards' published in 1976 which he believes has some of this history.

Tim Hartwright of the Braamfontein Spruit Trust think's this is one of the Wilhelmi's family graves. The Wilhelmi's owned Driefontain Farm in the 1890's. He has ordered a book called 'Wagon tracks and Orchards' published in 1976 which he believes has some of this history.

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT The main memorial with the rose garden and cast iron grave markers  in the President Brand Cemetery in Bloemfontein

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT The headstone of Conductor Glasock   in the Commonwealth War Graves plot   in Maitland Cemetery, Cape Town.

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT The renovated British/Imperial military plot in the Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT The renovated British/Imperial Garden of Remembrance in West End Cemetery, Kimberley

South African Military History Society - Journal - THE ANGLO-BOER WAR RENOVATION PROJECT

ERASMUS Anna Francina nee VAN WYK 1880-1942 Free State Boshoff district, Rural farm cemeteries

ERASMUS Anna Francina, nee VAN WYK 1880-1942

The metro will be gathering information about the people buried in its cemeteries.

Metro to verify the dead in its cemeteries | Germiston City News

Ekurhuleni embarks on verification of the deceased buried in its cemeteries.

The ANC run Tshwane Metro today demolished six rows of tombstones at the Pretoria East Cemetery, using a tractor and plow. Officials apparently misunderstood a proposed new bylaw that will only allow for vertical tombstones in future.

The ANC run Tshwane Metro today demolished six rows of tombstones at the Pretoria East Cemetery, using a tractor and plow. Officials apparently misunderstood a proposed new bylaw that will only allow for vertical tombstones in future.

The ANC run Tshwane Metro today demolished six rows of tombstones at the Pretoria East Cemetery, using a tractor and plow. Officials apparently misunderstood a proposed new bylaw that will only allow for vertical tombstones in future.

The ANC run Tshwane Metro today demolished six rows of tombstones at the Pretoria East Cemetery, using a tractor and plow. Officials apparently misunderstood a proposed new bylaw that will only allow for vertical tombstones in future.