The Grave of James Kobe Madlaila
About The Grave of James Kobe Madlaila
James Kobe Madlaila’s grave is the only grave outside the town cemetery.
James Kobe Madlaila, constable and the Xhosa interpreter on staff of the Resident Magistrate of Steytlerville was shot by Schemers’ commando, at Rooiklip, on the 6 August 1901.
He was much loved by the Boers, but because of apartheid laws he had to be buried outside the cemetery.