Monthly Archives: December 2016

Frank Fenning Fuller Kidson (1890–1918)

X/762 Private Frank Fenning Fuller Kidson, South African Medical Corps. Died of influenza, 30 October 1918 at the South African Military Hospital in Richmond Park, . If I were ever to allow myself a ‘favourite’ from amongst the Richmond Cemetery Lads, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday 2016

My disappointment at the neglect, by South Africans, of the South African War Memorial on both Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday continues.  I was sorely tempted this year, to go to the annual commemoration at Ham or Petersham, and did not … Continue reading

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