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Soweto children killed in 1976

Categories: Children, Tragedy

Countries: South Africa

Soweto is a township of Johannesburg, South Africa. At least 176 people were killed during a protest about the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in local schools. Of these, 116 were children.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Soweto children killed in 1976

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Soweto children

These sinewy figures expressively represent a mother and father in Soweto, th...

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William Beckham

William Beckham

William Beckham is the boy lying on his side on the left at the front in the photograph of the scout troop.  He was one of the ten children of William John Beckham (1870-1917) and Harriett Beckham...

Person, Children, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

2 memorials
St Nicholas Nursery

St Nicholas Nursery

In association with the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street.

Group, Children, Medicine

1 memorial
Pollock's toy theatre shop

Pollock's toy theatre shop

This was started by John Redington, selling printed sheets of characters and scenery for toy theatres. He ran it until his death when his family took over. 1877 his daughter Eliza married Benjamin ...

Building, Children, Commerce, Theatre

1 memorial
Muschamp Junior School
1 memorial
Eliza Yeates

Eliza Yeates

Eliza (or Elizabeth) Yeates was born Horton, daughter of William Willson Yeates. See there for information about her family. Buried in St Michaels churchyard Horton, 1 December 1834. 

Person, Children, Friend / family

1 memorial