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Sharpeville Massacre Sharpeville Massacre

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Monument: Sharpeville Massacre

Erection date: 23/6/1987

Inscription

{On the large plaque with an image of protesters on a map of Africa:}
Sharpeville 21st March 1960
"They died so others may live"

{On the small plaque:}
This plaque was unveiled by His Excellency Mr Shridath S. Ramphal, Commonwealth Secretary-General.
The dedication was performed by Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, 23rd June 1987.

Site: Sharpeville Massacre (1 memorial)

SW2, Effra Road, Windrush Square

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Sharpeville Massacre

This took place near the police station in the South African township of Shar...

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Trevor Huddleston

Bishop and archbishop. Born Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston in Bedford. Ordain...

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Shridath Ramphal

Born in New Amsterdam, British Guyana as Shridath Surendranath Ramphal and kn...

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