• June 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 June †

Today, 28 June, 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 Jun 1975: 72225709N Private Gerhard Erasmus Smith De Beer from 1 Maintenance Unit was killed in a military vehicle accident in...

  • June 27, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 June †

Today, 27 June, 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 Jun 1977: Private Hendrik Johannes Naude from 42 Squadron was killed in a private motor vehicle accident. He was 18. 27...

  • June 26, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 June †

Today, 26 June, 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 Jun 1977: 73553401BA Gunner Willem Christiaan Lentink from 14 Artillery Regiment was killed in a Military Vehicle Accident in Pretoria. He...

  • June 25, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 25 June †

Today, 25 June, 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 Jun 1960: P/16448 Corporal Petrus Cornelius van der Merwe of the South African Air Force was killed when his Defence Flying...

  • June 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 June †

Today, 24 June, 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 24 Jun 1978: 74316852BG Private Anton Nel from 1 Satellite Radar Station at Mariepskop died from head injuries received in a private...

  • June 23, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 June †

Today, 23 June, 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 23 Jun 1970: Two members from 42 Squadron were killed when their Cessna 185A, Serial No. 725 crashed at Vaal River near...

  • June 22, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 June †

Today, 22 June, 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 22 Jun 1984: 84076322CK Rifleman Andries Kees from the South African Cape Corps died from gunshot wounds accidentally sustained. He was 18...

  • June 21, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 21 June †

Today, 21 June, 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 21 Jun 1967: 65675753E Air Mechanic Adam Hendrik Schoeman from 1 Squadron was accidentally killed at AFB Pietersburg after he was sucked...

  • June 20, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 June †

Today, 20 June, 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 20 Jun 1963: V2124 Air Mechanic Robert Henry Mentis died from a gunshot wound accidentally sustained while stationed at Voortrekkerhoogte . He...

  • June 19, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 June †

Today, 19 June, 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 19 Jun 1968: 65784381N Candidate Officer Alwyn Johannes Botha from Regiment Molopo was killed in a Military Vehicle Accident 7 miles from...

  • June 18, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 June †

Today, 18 June, 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 18 Jun 1975: Two members from Infantry School accidentally drowned at Gamkaskloof. They were: 71350987N Rifleman Gabriel Johannes Erasmus. He was 19....

  • June 17, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 June †

Today, 17 June, 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 17 Jun 1977: Private Johannes Albertus Erasmus from 11 Squadron was killed in a private motor vehicle accident. He was 19. 17...

  • June 16, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 June †

Today, 16 June, 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 16 Jun 1976: 7226894BT Rifleman Clifford Donald Holland from the Durban Light Infantry was killed at Ruacana when he was struck by...

  • June 15, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 June †

Today, 15 June, 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 15 Jun 1962: PX/23850 2/Lieutenant Johan Andries De Bruine from 1 Squadron was killed in when his Canadair CL13B Sabre, Serial No....

  • June 14, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 June †

Today, 14 June, 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 14 Jun 1979: 76694694PE Rifleman Lloyd Matthew Marthinus Kastoor from the South African Cape Corps was killed in a military vehicle accident...