June 2021

A somewhat eclectic collection of bits this month.

Beit Al Amani or Zanzibar Museum – before (2011) and after (2018). The Museum was built as a memorial to those who lost their lives in WW1.

Frank Cundall’s Jamaica’s part in the Great War – includes involvement in East Africa.

p258 on has information on Australians who served in Africa during the Great War. Matthew Smith, The Relationship Between Australians and the Overseas Graves of the First World War (2010)

Force Publique medals issued 1926 commemoration of Cameroun, Tabora and Ruanda

Belgian Congo in the 1914-1918 war (Portuguese)

Selection of diary accounts including some from Africa

HMS Talbot in East African waters

Although this does not deal with mapping during the war years, the pre and post war mapping information may be of use for those interested in maps of East Africa.

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