Frank Sexwale Blue Plaque - Gail Wilson

Makhuru Frank Sexwale was the first Chairperson of the Soweto Legion (1982-1990). He volunteered for active service during World War II and was one of 200 ex-servicemen to receive a very small house where he and his wife, Godlieve raised six children. Their son Lesetja was killed in the liberation struggle and son Tokyo – sentenced to 18 years on Robben Island – was the first democratic Premier of Gauteng. A staunch campaigner for the Heroes of SS Mendi, Frank was buried on Mendi Day, 21 February 2015.

Plaque Address: 

Address pending

Plaque Organisation: 

Click here to find plaques and here to add your plaque


Sexwale family home in Dube Soweto (Gail Wilson)