06/30/2018 - 00:00

An interview with the South African War Grave Society was broadcast on 16 April 2018 by Radio Pretoria South Africa. The full program is availble as a free podcast (click here to listen)

In the interview, representatives of the South African War Graves Association, Klaus Weber (Chairman), Alan Surmon (Deputy Chairman) and Greg Menego (Project Leader) tell of their highly commendable work, the graves of soldiers killed in centuries of South African wars. The following areas are covered: 

  • The aims and purpose of the the Society
  • Projects: Boer War Jameson Raid Graves in Randfontein, Johanna v.d. Merwe Voortrekker Monument in Linden-Jhb., Mystery Baviaanspoort German War Grave  - Research Project (Pretoria), Boer War Elandslaagte Graf Harra von Zeppelin Monument.
  • Discussion about historical monuments, buildings and war graves from the Voortrekker era up to the Border War and how to preserve, restore and maintain them.


Contact: sawgsociety@gmail.com for more information

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