Heritage Today - Tuesday 6 March 2012 - Host, Flo Bird (@PWHeritageTrust)with guest Phil Beck - Anniversaries - End of the Anglo Boer War (110 yrs ago) and Rand Revolt (1922).
Phil Beck from the Boksburg Historical Society and Flo Bird spoke about about two big anniversaries this year and some of the sites and memories associated with them. Its 110 years since the end of the Anglo Boer/ South African War and Phil has news of marking the graves of Boers who joined the British Forces - an extraordinary example of reconciliation. This week is also the 90th anniversary of the outbreak of The Revolt on the Rand. The 1922 Strike started with the Miners all along the gold mines of the Reef and subsequently spread to the coalmines and some power stations.
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