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John Frank Mieville

In memory of:

Sergeant Major John Frank Mieville

February 23, 1902

Vet River, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

2325

Force:

Army

Unit:

South African Constabulary

Additional Information


Dear friend of Mr. W.T. Kirby of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 28 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VET RIVER SIDING CEMETERY (PRINS WILLIE) DISTRICT THEUNISSEN
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The cemetery is located approximately 12 km from Theunissen on the R30. About 30km north of Brandfort on the R30, look for a dirt road with a sign for the S477 (across from the 32 km peg). Drive 5km to the railway bridge and the Vet River cemetery is on the right. The entrance is about 400 m on the right, down the first dirt road.

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