George Peter Wylie

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George Peter Wylie

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lourenco Marques (Maputo)
Death: August 29, 1998 (76)
Upper Gletwyn farm, Grahamstown, Western District, EC, South Africa (Murder - Farm Attack)
Immediate Family:

Son of George Wylie and Eda Wylie
Husband of Eileen Wylie
Father of Robert Wylie and Private User
Brother of Hilda Wylie; Kathleen Whittaker; Grace Hulley; Eda Egling; Elizabeth Wylie and 2 others

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Immediate Family

About George Peter Wylie

George Wylie (1922 – 1998)

Brief overview:

George, (76), was shot in bed at Grahamstown. When his son Peter, who found his body, tried to talk about the murder on national radio two days later, he broke down, howling like a wounded animal.

Brief Biography:

  • Other Victims/Family
    • Wylie’s son Peter heard the attackers’ gunshots but was shot at when he went to investigate, but was not injured
  • Funeral/Memorial
  • The Farm/Smallholding
  • The Region (Land disputes, other incidents etc.)

Attack Details:

  • Date and time of attack
  • Weapons
  • Items Stolen
    • Four firearms, including an automatic rifle, VW Fox sedan.
  • Investigative officer/SAPS Case No:
  • Torture, Gratuitous violence
  • Indications of Hate Crime? Threats etc.

Perpetrator details:

  • Number and Descriptions
  • Arrests
  • Name/s and age/s of Perpetrator/s
  • Country of origin of Perpetrator/s
  • Trial/Conviction

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George Peter Wylie's Timeline

1922
March 20, 1922
Lourenco Marques (Maputo)
1946
September 30, 1946
Age 24
1998
August 29, 1998
Age 76
Grahamstown, Western District, EC, South Africa