Nice Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet

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Nice Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet

Postby nigelutting » 12 Feb 2017 07:23

Members might be interested to see a nicely presented Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

http://utting.org/wordpress/south-afric ... ff-reinet/

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Re: Nice Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet

Postby Mark » 13 Feb 2017 09:52

Thanks, Nigel! Quite a lovely looking memorial, pity the end of his Mauser seems to be broken.

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Re: Nice Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet

Postby QSAMIKE » 13 Feb 2017 17:26

Good Morning Nigel......

Just a public Thanks.......

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Re: Nice Boer War memorial in Graaff-Reinet

Postby nigelutting » 13 Feb 2017 17:32

Gents,

You're welcome. It was a very good memorial. Ironically, it includes the phrase 'Dulce est pro patria mori' which I have always considered as a very British sentiment ('Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori' being Wilfred Owen's quote from Horace).

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