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Kedar Heritage Lodge 2019 Heritage Day Celebrations

Unveiling of the General Koos de la Rey Memorial


120 YEAR COMMEMORATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR AND UNVEILING OF THE GENERAL KOOS DE LA REY MEMORIAL

Please join MR ROBERT FORSYTH, Executive Chairman of the Recreation Africa Group, on Saturday 19 October 2019 at Kedar Heritage Lodge for a commemorative conference with eight speakers including an address on The Life of General Koos de la Rey by PROF FRANSJOHAN PRETORIUS Author and Emeritus Professor of History

General Koos de la Rey (1847 – 1914) was one of the greatest military leaders of the South African War. He was a farmer with very little formal education, but his exceptional ability as a military strategist resulted in significant Boer victories at Magersfontein, Silkaatsnek, Nooitgedacht and several other battles.

The event starts at 08h00 and includes a complimentary lunch and afternoon refreshments.
ONLY R550 PER PERSON

BOOK NOW! LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Please contact Andre Wedepohl regarding group discounts (andrewedepohl@rali.co.za)
Special valid 19 October 2019 only. T’s & C’s apply. E&OE.

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ORDER OF EVENTS

08h00 – 09h00
Registration of conference delegates

09h00 – 09h30 Mr Tokkie Pretorius: The Importance of an Inclusive Approach to Preserving the History of the South African War

09h30 – 10h00 Prof Bernard Mbenga: The Bakgatla-baga-Kgafela during the South African War

10h00 – 10h30 Dr Garth Benneyworth: Scandinavia’s Magersfontein Dead – Their Final Resting Place?

10h30 – 11h00 Dr Ron Bester: The Influence of the South African War on Early 20th Century Warfare

11h00 – 11h20 Tea Break

11h20 – 11h50 Ms Vicky Heunis: Boer Prisoner-of-War Art

11h50 – 12h20 Mr Johan Wolfaardt: Brothers in Arms: An Overview of Freemasons and the South African War

12h20 – 12h35 Mr Andre Wedepohl: The Magaliesberg Battlefields Tourism Route

12h35 – 14h00 Lunch at the Armoury Restaurant

14h00 – 14h10 Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation at the Campaign House

14h10 – 15h10 Keynote Address by Prof Fransjohan Pretorius: The Life of General Koos de la Rey

15h10 – 15h40 Unveiling of the General Koos de la Rey Memorial by
Brigadier-General Dr Gerhard Kamffer

15h40 – 17h00 Tea and Coffee on the Summerhouse Lawn, and depart at leisure

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