For many years, Geoff used his technical expertise to support the activities of the Cape Town Branch of the South African Military History Society. In earlier years, he rigged up a radio/cassette combination with which he recorded the monthly lectures on cassette tapes. Because of his own hearing disability, he typically turned up the volume to excruciating levels on the premise that, if not loud enough for him to hear, the rest of the audience were unlikely to hear! I wonder how many committee members still remember watching with bated breath while Geoffrey twiddled the volume knob at the start of every meeting ...
We honour his memory, his legacy and his selfless contribution to the Cape Town Branch of the South African Military History and to the history of the SSS. On behalf of the Society, we express our sincerest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to his family and close friends and acquaintances. Geoff will be sorely missed.
Johan van den Berg
Cape Town Branch, South African Military History Society
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