02 Aug 1965: AVO46841 Assistant Veldkornet N.R. Pullen from the 42 Army Air Reconnaissance Squadron was killed when his Cessna 185A, Serial No. 722 crashed near Derby while on a routine low level reconnaissance training flight. He was 20.
02 Aug 1982: 76902675SP Lance Corporal Matheus Bambi from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in Southern Angola. He was 27.
02 Aug 1983: 78351913BT Rifleman Schaullum Lennox Silverton from Regiment Christiaan Beyers was Killed in Action in a landmine explosion in the Kaokoveld on the road between Etengua (Western-most base in the 102 Battalion area) and the Kunene-river. He was 21.
02 Aug 1989: 87554507BG Private Jacobus Petrus Du Plessis from Quartermaster General was shot dead while on duty at the Karl Kling Building in Pretoria. He was 18.
02 Aug 1989: 88630553BG Rifleman Rudolph Ernst Thiel from 1 Reconnaissance Regiment was accidentally killed in the Duku-Duku Forest Training area near Mtubatuba when his Unimog overturned on a gravel road during a training exercise. He was flung out during the incident and the vehicle landed on top of him. He was 19.
02-Aug-61 Cpl G.S.B. Higgins A Coy, 1st Bn RLI DOAS
02-Aug-71 Pte Newton Makofi HQ 1 Bde KOAS Died at the RAR Methuen Barracks of haemorrhaging. He was based at Brady Barracks, Bulawayo. He was 24 years old.
02-Aug-78 DSA Leon Mazoe Kp Prtn Intaf KIA in a terrorist incident in the Shamva area, aged 32 years.
02-Aug-79 Cst Morgan Mungenge Uniform BSAP KIA in a CT incident in the Op Thrasher area, aged 25 years.