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PostSubject: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:54 pm

Hi,

Found this on another forum and thought I'd post it for those who haven't seen it.


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PostSubject: Shoe Soles from grave of Melvill / coghill    Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:39 pm

Hi Mathew83.
I've seen those before but thanks for sharing it with the forum . 😕 .
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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:07 pm

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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:59 am

Fort Melvill near Fugitives Drift? Or so the sign says.
Doesnt it overlook RD?

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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:45 pm

Hi everyone

The soles are currently located in the South African Museum of Military History (renamed the Ditsong National Museum of Military History in 2010) which has quite a lot of interesting items relating toi the AZW.

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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:00 pm

Hi Bill
I'm out touring the Battlefields again in April 2012. Where is this museum? I'd like to pop in there and take a look.
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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:13 pm

Why was it taken?? scratch

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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:26 am

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The museum is in Jo'burg. Well worth a visit.

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PostSubject: Johannesburg war museum   Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:18 am



Hi Warrior3

The Johannesburg War museum is in a suburb on the eastern side of Johannesburg called Saxonwold. It is accessible from Jan Smuts Higway.


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PostSubject: Re: shoe soles from grave of Melville/ coghill   Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:53 am

Hi
Many thanks to You, Bill, and Barry. I landed in J'burg in April this year and drove down. But, next year it's Durban, so I won't be able to visit the museum. Dammit, I'll have to go back again in 2013! Shame!
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