• April 08, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 8 April †

Today, 8 April, 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 April 1974: Sergeant Francois Jacobus Schoeman from Air Force Base Potchefstroom was killed in a private motor vehicle accident in Potchefstroom....

  • April 07, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 7 April †

Today, 7 April, 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 April 1984: 78368115BT Rifleman Daniel Stephanus Venter from 1 Parachute Battalion was Killed in Action in a landmine explosion during anti-insurgent...

  • April 06, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 6 April †

Today, 6 April, 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 April 1977: 76928167SP Rifleman Simon Henrique from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in Southern...

  • April 05, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 5 April †

Today, 5 April, 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 April 1979: Special Constable Wilino Shamoketa from the South West Africa Police Counter-Insurgency Wing: Ops-K Division (Koevoet) was Killed in Action...

  • April 04, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 4 April †

Today, 4 April, 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 April 1978: Two members of SWA SPES accidentally drowned in the Olifants River near Doornkop. They were: 76279363BG Rifleman Wayne Darrell...

  • April 03, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 3 April †

Today, 3 April, 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 April 1974: 71381495E Ordinary Seaman Leonard Arthur Farmer from SAS Saldanha was accidentally killed during basic training while doing pole PT....

  • April 02, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 2 April †

Today, 2 April, 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 April 1978: 76927417SP Rifleman Carvalho Esals from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action in Southern Angola during a contact with enemy...

  • April 01, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 1 April †

Today, 1 April, 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 April 1982: 78243524BG Private Willem John Theron Pretorius from the Army Catering Corps was killed in a private motor vehicle accident...

  • March 31, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 31 March †

Today, 31 March, 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 Mar 1977: 65576993BA Private Wilhelm Jacobus Johannes van Niewenhuizen from 32 Field Workshop Squadron was killed in a military vehicle accident....

  • March 30, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 30 March †

Today, 30 March, 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 Mar 1950: P9103 Corporal Jacobus Adriaan Labuschagne from the South African Armoured Corps was killed in a private motor vehicle accident...

  • March 29, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 March †

Today, 29 March, 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 Mar 1973: 70525456N Private Johan Marthinus Kruger from 2 Mobilisation Centre was killed in a military vehicle accident at Petrusburg. He...

  • March 28, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 March †

Today, 28 March, 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 Mar 1957: P8480 Air Corporal Daniel Adriaan van den Berg from 35 Squadron accidentally drowned in Durban Harbour when he slipped...

  • March 27, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 March †

Today, 27 March, 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 27 Mar 1968: 01204205E Captain Andries Jacobus Mouton from the Air Operations School was killed when his De Havilland Vampire T-55 Mk...

  • March 26, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 March †

Today, 26 March, 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 26 Mar 1957: Two members from Central Flying School Dunnottar were killed when their Harvard 7644 flew into rising ground near Trichardt...

  • March 25, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 25 March †

Today, 25 March, 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 25 Mar 1966: 01488493R Lieutenant Francois Theron Mentz from Central Flying School Dunnottar was killed when his AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7724...