• April 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 April †

Today, 24 April, 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 April 1982: One member from 5 SAI and one member from 101 Battalion SWATF were killed when the Buffel Troop carrier...

  • April 23, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 April †

Today, 23 April, 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 April 1979: 78916272SP Rifleman Alfredo Manuel Tchizondo from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in...

  • April 22, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 April †

Today, 22 April, 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 April 1976: Three members from the Regiment Christiaan Beyers were Killed in Action when their patrol was ambushed by a numerically...

  • April 21, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 21 April †

Today, 21 April, 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 April 1966: Two members of 17 Squadron and three passengers were drowned when their Alouette III, Serial No. 65 suffered engine...

  • April 20, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 April †

Today, 20 April, 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 April 1976: Two members from Regiment President Steyn and one member of the South African Police were killed when their Eland...

  • April 19, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 April †

Today, 19 April, 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 April 1980: 76528173BG Rifleman Jacobus Petrus Koekemoer from 7 SAI was killed after suffering multiple shrapnel wounds in a mortar bomb...

  • April 18, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 April †

Today, 18 April, 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 April 1983: Two members from the SWA Police Counter-Insurgency Wing: Ops K Division (Koevoet) were Killed in action during a contact...

  • April 17, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 April †

Today, 17 April, 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 April 1980: 63869909PE Sergeant Carel Petrus Greyling HC from 1 Reconnaissance Regiment was killed in a military vehicle accident in the...

  • April 16, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 April †

Today, 16 April, 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 April 1971: 01139013E Major Jan Wilhelm Arnhem Loubser from 1 Maintenance Unit was accidentally killed in a train accident at Kimberley....

  • April 15, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 April †

Today, 15 April, 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 April 1982: 80695547CK Rifleman Brian Richard Buttland from the South African Cape Corps, attached to the Army Catering Corps died in...

  • April 14, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 April †

Today, 14 April, 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 April 1983: 78530482BG Rifleman Barend Christoffel Dippenaar from the Infantry School was killed in a private vehicle accident on the Clocolan...

  • April 13, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 April †

Today, 13 April, 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 April 1974: Two members of 11 Squadron SAAF were Killed when their Cessna 185D, Serial Number 743, crashed shortly after take-off...

  • April 12, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 12 April †

Today, 12 April, 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 April 1972: 68202035N Private Willem Ockert van den Heever from North West Command Headquarters was killed in a military vehicle accident...

  • April 11, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 April †

Today, 11 April, 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 April 1979: 76204841BG Signaller Gerhardus Johannes Jacobus Senekal from Grootfontein Headquarters Signal Unit, attached to 52 Battalion was critically wounded while...

  • April 10, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 April †

Today, 10 April, 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 April 1975: 05564125PE Sergeant Nicolaas Johannes Steyn from the Technical Service Corps, attached to the Rundu Military Base was killed instantly...