Mary and Jean

Mom: When the Colemans arrived in Harrismith for Ken to start work in ‘the milk factory’ we met them right away as Dad was a great friend of Ken’s older brother Wally. Wally had been his tutor as an appy electrician in the Pietermaritzburg Post Office back in 1938. I recall visiting Uncle Wally asContinue reading “Mary and Jean”

Pieter G. Swanepoel, Maritzburg College

Pieter Gerhardus Swanepoel, Maritzburg College, 1937. Sheila writes: Dad was at College from 1935 – 1938. He was “pushed up” twice and ended up starting matric in January 1938 a month after he turned fifteen. Three months later, on 1 April 1938, he left. He says he didn’t run away – he left. He’d hadContinue reading “Pieter G. Swanepoel, Maritzburg College”