David Webster

Died aged c. 45

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Anthropologist and activist David Webster lived here from 1986 until his assassination three years later. Dr Webster played a leading role in the Detainees' Parents Support Committee, the United Democratic Front and affiliated organisations. He co-founded the Five Freedoms Forum formed as a home for whites in the struggle for democracy. On 1 May 1989, he was gunned down outside this house by an agent of the apartheid regime. Unveiled 23 March 2013

13 Eleanor Street, Troyeville, Johannesburg, South Africa where they lived (1986)