• February 21, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 21 February †

Today, 21 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 21 Feb 1978: 70371711BT Lieutenant Phillip Joseph Castle from Regiment Windhoek, SWATF was Killed in Action in Northern Owamboland during a close-quarter...

  • February 20, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 February †

Today, 20 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 20 Feb 1977: 76907470SP Rifleman H.M. Dos Santos from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in...

  • February 19, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 February †

Today, 19 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 19 Feb 1978: Two members from the South African Air Force and one civilian passenger were Killed in Action while returning from...

  • February 18, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 February †

Today, 18 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 18 Feb 1977: 74363128BA Rifleman Willem Andries Haarhoff from 3 SAI was accidentally killed when a pole fell on him. He was...

  • February 17, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 February †

Today, 17 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 17 Feb 1980: 05234968PE Staff Sergeant Michael Johannes van der Linde from 5 Reconnaissance Regiment was Killed in Action during a contact...

  • February 16, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 February †

Today, 16 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 16 Feb 1982: 80875530BC Rifleman Daniel Cloete from 911 Battalion SWATF accidentally drowned in a flooded shona/river bed at Grid Reference position...

  • February 15, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 February †

Today, 15 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 15 Feb 1970: 66269531PE Corporal Stephanus Abraham Johannes Latsky from 1 Maintenance Unit was killed in a military vehicle accident on the...

  • February 14, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 February †

Today, 14 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 14 Feb 1987: Three members from South West Africa Police Counter-Insurgency Wing: Ops-K Division (Koevoet) were Killed in Action during a contact...

  • February 13, 2018
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 February †

Today, 13 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 13 Feb 1972: Patrol Officer Michael Fenton Hill, a South African National serving in the British South Africa Police stationed at Wedza,...

  • December 31, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 31 December †

Today, 31 December, 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 31 Dec 1971: 66520073PE Sergeant Petrus Johannes Engelbrecht from 1 Special Service Battalion Died of Wounds received in an accidental hand grenade...

  • December 30, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 30 December †

Today, 30 December, 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 30 Dec 1974: W60263R Constable Albertus Boshoff from the South African Police serving in Rhodesia, was Killed in Action during Operation Hurricane...

  • December 29, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 December †

Today, 29 December, 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 Dec 1981: 74290719BT Rifleman James Clark Cromhout from 2 Parachute Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with SWAPO/PLAN insurgents...

  • December 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 December †

Today, 28 December, 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 Dec 1971: 69210524 Ordinary Seaman Johannes Petrus Gerhardus Botha from SAS Simonsberg was killed in a private motor vehicle accident between...

  • December 27, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 December †

Today, 27 December, 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 Dec 1977: Two members from the 1st Battalion Regiment Bloemspruit and one member from the Bronkhorstspruit Commando were killed when their...

  • December 26, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 December †

Today, 26 December, 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 Dec 1987: 85314953BG Private Andre Johan van Niekerk from 1 Maintenance Unit died of pneumonia at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria....