11 Sep 1950

South Africa
16 Sep 1950

South Africa
  • The remains of Jan Smuts were cremated in Pretoria, South Africa and were later scattered on his family farm in Irene, South Africa. ww2dbase [Jan Smuts | Irene, Transvaal | CPC]

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