30 Jan 1964: Two members from 5 SAI accidentally drowned in a boating accident at Ladysmith. They were:
30 Jan 1981: Three members of 5 (6) Reconnaissance Regiment were Killed in Action during a Special Forces Raid on the African National Congress Headquarters in Maputo, Mozambique during Operation Bean Bag. They were:
30 Jan 1983: 82900846SWK Rifleman R.R. Kufuna from 202 Battalion SWATF was Killed in Action during a contact with PLAN insurgents. He was 23
1977 – Rfn Bernard William RAWSTRONE, I Coy, 10th Bn, RR, was killed in an accidental explosion. He was 28 years old.
1978 – Res PO Vivian Terence Murray BAKER, PR, BSAP, was killed in an armed robbery, aged 35. Vivian, together with a Mr Angus Fadness, was murdered during a bank payroll robbery 25 km from Salisbury on the Arcturus road.
1978 – Rfn George Herbert DYSON, 5th Bn, RR, was killed by "friendly fire". George was part of a stick that had been assigned to all-round defence of a broken down military vehicle. That night he had informed one of the new conscripts that he was going a few metres away to relieve himself. Sadly, this message was not heeded, and he was shot and killed by a member of the stick as he returned to their position.
1979 – Spr John CHIMUKONDE, 4 Engr Trp, RhE, was killed in a CT action.
1979 – DAs Vernon HAMANDISHE and Alec SIBANDA Alec, both Regular Intaf, died on active service.
1980 – Gd T. Munjayi, PV Prtn Group, GF, died on active service.