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Cemetery Identification
Cemetery ID: NAM-06554
Cemetery Name: Ovikokorero War Memorial
Cemetery Location
Country: Namibia
City: Okahandja
Street: Near the Farm Okaharui
Cemetery Details
Number of Burials: 1
Number of Photographs: 0
Cemetery Description: Otjozondjupa Region. There is a book about Joseph Bendix: Joseph Bendix. Regierungsbaumeister, Ingenieur und Offizier in Deutsch-Südwestafrika. Joseph Bendix, Hartmut Bartmuß, Jüdische Kultur und Zeitgeschichte. Jüdische Miniaturen Bd. 168. Hentrich & Hentrich. A collection of his papers is with the Leo Baeck institute. The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, much sent by Joseph Bendix while he was stationed in German Southwest Africa before his death in 1904 during the Herero Revolt. There are also a number of condolence letters and related materials, including obituaries and a photograph of Bendix's grave site, sent by military personnel to Bendix's family in Germany. Other materials include a passenger list and articles mentioning Bendix and other soldiers who fell during the Herero revolt.
Data last updated: 06/19/2016

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