Today, 24 July, we salute and honor the following men who sacrificed their lives whilst standing in the defence of what they held dear at the time and against evil and tyranny. 


24 Jul 1960: P1/7890 Captain Anthony Pieter Keyter from Central Flying School at Dunnottar died in the Pretoria General Hospital after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage. He was 43.

24 Jul 1977: 67495002 Sergeant Izak Cornelius Du Plessis from 1 Air Depot died in 1 Military Hospital. He was suffering from cancer. He was 25.

24 Jul 1984: 83074187CK Rifleman Arthur James Henn from the South African Cape Corps died from a gunshot wound accidentally sustained. He was 20..


24-Jul-77 Pte Michael Chikozho 2nd Bn RAR Mrd by terrorists.

† Their names and sacrifices have not been forgotten †  

  • July 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie
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