• February 11, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 February †

Today, 11 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 11 Feb 1978: 72570187PE Lieutenant Johannes Hendrik Du Toit from 1 Reconnaissance Regiment was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy...

  • February 10, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 February †

Today, 10 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 10 Feb 1972: 65451726E Lance Corporal James Charles Warren from 2 Squadron was killed in a aircraft ground mishap at the Squadron. He...

  • February 09, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 9 February †

Today, 9 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 09 Feb 1977: 72253644KT Rifleman Frederick Francois Oosthuizen from Meyerton Commando died from a gunshot wound resulting from an accidental discharge of...

  • February 08, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 8 February †

Today, 8 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 08 Feb 1978: Another sad day for 32 Battalion when another three of their members were Killed in Action during in a...

  • February 07, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 7 February †

Today, 7 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 07 Feb 1968: 65416976PE Air Mechanic Phillip Johannes Joubert from 24 Squadron was shot dead while on guard duty when he was...

  • February 06, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 6 February †

Today, 6 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 06 Feb 1981: 79881207SWH Rifleman L Kavari from 102 Battalion SWATF was Killed in Action during a contact with SWAPO/PLAN insurgents in...

  • February 05, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 5 February †

Today, 5 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 05 Feb 1970: 01479856PE Captain Johannes Jacobus Lombard from 4 SAI was deliberately shot dead by a disgruntled soldier in the mess...

  • February 04, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 4 February †

Today, 4 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 04 Feb 1980: Three members from 6 SAI were Killed in Action when their patrol was ambushed around mid-morning near Nkongo by...

  • February 03, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 3 February †

Today, 3 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 03 Feb 1978: 76901230SP Rifleman Afonso Da Silva from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with the enemy forces...

  • February 02, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 2 February †

Today, 2 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 02 Feb 1973: 63097208E Captain Leslie John Marshall from Flying Training School Langebaanweg was Killed when his Atlas MB326M Impala Mk I,...

  • February 01, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 1 February †

Today, 1 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 01 Feb 1971: Two members from the Armoured Corps were accidentally Killed or Died of Wounds when a 90mm High Explosive Anti-Tank...

  • January 31, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 31 January †

Today, 31 January, 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 Jan 1982: 81543969PE Sergeant (Mrs) Elizabeth Mostert from Orange Free State Command was accidentally killed while on duty in Voortrekkerhoogte when...

  • January 30, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 30 January †

Today, 30 January, 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 Jan 1964: Two members from 5 SAI accidentally drowned in a boating accident at Ladysmith. They were: AT22564 Rifleman Johannes Frederick...

  • January 29, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 January †

Today, 29 January, 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 Jan 1979: 74300575BG Rifleman Gary James Rautenbach from 6 SAI Died of Wounds after being critically injured in a landmine explosion...

  • January 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 January †

Today, 28 January, 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 Jan 1977: 76014059PE Sergeant Abraham Jacobus Smith from 32 Battalion was died from injuries received when a private Piper PA28 Cherokee...