A group of military veterans have cleaned up the Thaba Tshwane Military Cemetery, which was in a dilapidated state. The group wanted to restore some pride and respect for the fallen soldiers.
Mike Dovey, who was part of the group, took to social media to share pictures of their work. He said that the initial state of the place was a "disgrace"
"It is amazing what can be done in 5 hours together when one's goals are the same"
The group last did a clean up on New Years Day in 2014. Facebook users congratulated the team for their good deed.
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Anton Hamman said:
"Awesome to have met you Mike Dovey, hope to catch up with you again"
While Stewart Scott said:
"Well done to the group, salute"
Gavin Black said:
"Surprisingly it looks as though the graves have not been desiccated and destroyed as happens in so many cemeteries! Well done to the clean up team!"
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