• June 14, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 June †

Today, 14 June, 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 Jun 1979: 76694694PE Rifleman Lloyd Matthew Marthinus Kastoor from the South African Cape Corps was killed in a military vehicle accident...

  • June 13, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 June †

Today, 13 June, 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 Jun 1973: 61286936E Captain Anthonie Johannes Brits from 8 Squadron was killed when his AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7135 crashed near...

  • June 12, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 12 June †

Today, 12 June, 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 12 Jun 1962: Two members from Central Flying School Dunnottar were killed instantly when their AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7161 struck the...

  • June 11, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 June †

Today, 11 June, 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 11 Jun 1968: 01506484R Lieutenant Johannes Viljoen from 1 Squadron was killed when his Canadair CL13B Sabre, Serial No 354 crashed near...

  • June 10, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 June †

Today, 10 June, 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 10 Jun 1974: Captain Petrus Johannes Coetzer from 6 SAI suffered severe brain injuries in a private motor vehicle accident on 8...

  • June 09, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 9 June †

Today, 9 June, 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 09 Jun 1976: 70388129PE 2/Lieutenant Kevin Roy Winterbottom HC (P) from 4 Squadron. Immediately after take-off from Air Force base Waterkloof in...

  • June 08, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 8 June †

Today, 8 June, 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 08 Jun 1976: 73448136BA Corporal Hendrik Josias Stephanus Coetzee from 4 Maintenance Unit was killed in a military vehicle accident at Wenela...

  • June 07, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 7 June †

Today, 7 June, 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 Jun 1977: 66291022BT Lieutenant Alwyn Merwe van Zyl from Regiment Oranjerivier died in the Grootfontein Hospital after contracting malaria while serving...

  • June 06, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 6 June †

Today, 6 June, 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 Jun 1977: 73429177BC Corporal Salmon Petrus Claasen from the Technical Service Corps Training Centre died in 1 Military Hospital after being...

  • June 05, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 5 June †

Today, 5 June, 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 Jun 1978: 74385501BG Corporal Charles Benjamin de Villiers from 1 SAI was killed in a military vehicle accident in Bloemfontein. He...

  • June 04, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 4 June †

Today, 4 June, 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 June 1978: 65943037PE Warrant Officer Class II Joseph Johannes Burger HCS from 2 SAI was killed in a military vehicle accident...

  • June 03, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 3 June †

Today, 3 June, 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 June 1984: 81965410SP Rifleman Gabriel Kampanza from 203 Battalion SWATF was Killed in Action in a Landmine Explosion in Northern Owamboland....

  • June 02, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 2 June †

Today, 2 June, 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 Jun 1979: 75541508BG Rifleman Abraham Johannes Willemse from the Infantry School was killed in a private motor vehicle accident at Wellington...

  • June 01, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 1 June †

Today, 1 June, 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 Jun 1976: 72524143BA Lance Corporal Nolind Trevor Small from 4 SAI was killed just north of Grootfontein after he apparently suffered...

  • May 31, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 31 May †

Today, 31 May, 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 May 1966: 21502 Brigadier Jan Harmse Burger SM OBE from 16 Combat Group collapsed and died after suffering a fatal heart...