A Time to Remember and Reflect

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‘Unveiling of the Boer War Memorial by Brigadeir General Gordon 29 March 1905’

Today marks 111 years since the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging on 31 May 1902 which marked the end of the Second Boer War. Many Orange citizens were involved in this conflict and four young men lost their lives: Major SJ Smith, and troopers EJ Coneybear, HJ Beasley and M Bastick.

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