Opening Great War exhibit
Type: Event / Exhibition (temporary)
Location: Talana Museum, Pvt Bag 2024, Dundee, 3000.
Date: 04 August 2014 - 25 August 2023
On 4 August 2014 a new permanent Great War exhibit was opened at Talana Museum to commemorate the start of the war.
This focuses on the involvement of the 394 Dundee men and 1 woman who wen to war and the 89 who did not return. It also places the South African involvement in the war in context.
Family documents, photos,medals never previously available for public viewing have been incorporated in the exhibit. A unique look at the involvement of a small town from the Empire that sent half of the eligible population to war and 25% never came home.