The road is named after Major David Edwin Doveton, manager of Village Main Reef Gold Mine, who served with the Imperial Light Horse Regiment. On 14 February 1900 Doveton died of wounds received at Wagon Hill during the Siege of Ladysmith.
Corner of Doveton Road and Loch Avenue, Parktown West
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