Jilley was born in Somalia 22 years ago, but fled the war-torn country as a teenager to settle in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
The South African beauty was born in Capetown and later moved to Port Elizabeth with her family.
Then they were whirled away to Johannesburg just in time to catch a train starting on the long run to Port Elizabeth.
There seemed no alternative now but to await the reiteration of the war-cry, and stand to arms from Port Elizabeth to Natal.
We were quite sorry when the time came for going back to our steamer, Port Elizabeth being our destination.
The chief milling centres are Port Elizabeth and the Cape district.
The little ship that carried me and my goods from Port Elizabeth was badly supplied in every way.
We are not very busy here just now, and a trip to Port Elizabeth will do him no harm.
You can go to Port Elizabeth any day and find a group of Yankees industriously bidding against each other.
East London and Port Elizabeth necessarily came in for their share of the troops, but that share was only small.