• March 07, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 7 March †

Today, 7 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 07 Mar 1980: Three members from 13 Field Engineer Squadron were Killed in Action at the Chandelier near Elundu when a booby-trapped...

  • March 06, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 6 March †

Today, 6 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 06 Mar 1971: 70283171 Private Francois Nel from the Army Service Corps was killed in a private motor vehicle accident in Pretoria....

  • March 05, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 5 March †

Today, 5 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 05 Mar 1968: 65294555N Rifleman Cornelius Andre Grobler from 6 SAI was killed in a military vehicle accident in Grahamstown. He was...

  • March 04, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 4 March †

Today, 4 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 04 Mar 1968: 05518972PE Leading Air Mechanic James Ross Brummer from Air Operations School Langebaanweg was accidentally killed while mounting a radio...

  • March 03, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 3 March †

Today, 3 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 03 Mar 1964: 6107503 Rifleman Brian Ivan Dummer from the Tygerberg Commando was killed in a military vehicle accident at Bethlehem. He...

  • March 02, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 2 March †

Today, 2 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 02 Mar 1982: 76905355SP Rifleman Lewis Francesco from 31 Battalion (201 Battalion SWATF) Died of Wounds accidentally sustained in an explosion inside...

  • March 01, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 1 March †

Today, 1 March, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 01 Mar 1981: Rifleman Peter Hall from 61 Mechanised Battalion Group was accidentally killed during anti-insurgent operations in the Eenhana Area. He...

  • February 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 February †

Today, 29 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 29 Feb 1976: Two members from Alpha Group, 31 Battalion were Killed in Action when their Buffel Troop Carrier detonated a landmine...

  • February 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 February †

Today, 28 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 28 Feb 1977: 70484753BT Private Craig Murray Irvine from 32 Field Workshop Squadron was killed in a military vehicle accident on the...

  • February 27, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 February †

Today, 27 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 27 Feb 1973: 69354843N candidate Officer Cornelis Ferreira Oosthuysen from 1 SSB was killed in a military vehicle accident in Bloemfontein. He...

  • February 26, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 February †

Today, 26 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 26 Feb 1976: 67234162BT Corporal Jan Andries Swanepoel from 8 Signal Regiment was Killed when the Unimog vehicle he was a passenger...

  • February 25, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 25 February †

Today, 25 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 25 Feb 1981: 78204567BG Private Cornelius Tobias van Schalkwyk from the Dog Training Centre died in hospital at Oshakati after contracting Malaria...

  • February 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 February †

Today, 24 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 24 Feb 1980: 75014688PE Staff Sergeant Almerindo Mourão da Costa PMM from 1 Reconnaissance Regiment and former member of the Portuguese FLECHAS,...

  • February 23, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 February †

Today, 23 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 23 Feb 1978: 67334920PE Captain Andries Johannes van Ellewee from 41 Battalion was critically wounded at Narubis near Keetmanshoop while standing beside...

  • February 22, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 February †

Today, 22 February, we salute and honour the following men & woman who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WAR 22 Feb 1977: 65837791PE Lieutenant Neil Bradley Liddell from 17 Squadron was Killed in Action when his Alouette III, Serial No. 76...