28 Dec 1971: 69210524 Ordinary Seaman Johannes Petrus Gerhardus Botha from SAS Simonsberg was killed in a private motor vehicle accident between Reddersberg and Bloemfontein when his vehicle struck a bridge and overturned. He was 18.
28 Dec 1983: 82475815BG Trooper Norman Walter Niemand from 1 Special Service Battalion attached to 61 Mechanised Battalion Group, was Killed in Action in Southern Angola when his Ratel 20 was struck by a Soviet 122mm BM-21 Katyusha Rocket during an enemy bombardment whilst in laager with an Artillery Section during Ops Askari. He was 19.
1977 – Cst Stanislous Chinyuku, Uniform BSAP, DOAS of meningitis at Tomlinson Depot.
1979 – Tpr Gary Banks, Spt Cdo, 1st Bn RLI, DOAS from cerebral malaria, contracted during an external op in Zambia.