• May 29, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 May †

Today, 29 May, 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 May 1981: 77386993PE Lieutenant Jeremy John van der Wath from 42 Squadron was killed instantly while flying Atlas AM3C Bosbok, Serial...

  • May 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 May †

Today, 28 May, 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 May 1970: 68413343BA Private Bartholomeus Stephanus Diedericks from the Technical Service Corps was killed in a military vehicle accident. He was...

  • May 27, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 May †

Today, 27 May, 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 May 1969: Two members of 28 Squadron were killed instantly when the private motorcycle they were riding crashed at the notorious...

  • May 26, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 May †

Today, 26 May, 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 May 1971: Eleven SAAF members, nine from 21 Squadron and two from 24 Squadron were killed when a formation of three...

  • May 25, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 25 May †

Today, 25 May, 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 May 1977: 65778532BV Sergeant William Henry Bernard Gildenhuys HC (P) from the Cape Town Highlanders was killed after suffering multiple shrapnel...

  • May 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 May †

Today, 24 May, 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 May 1979: 74229311BG Private Albertus Mundy from 16 Maintenance Unit was killed in a military vehicle accident at Grootfontein. He was...

  • May 23, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 May †

Today, 23 May, 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 May 1979: Two members from 5 Reconnaissance Regiment were Killed in Action at Shona Mutamanjamba in Southern Angola while carrying out...

  • May 22, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 May †

Today, 22 May, 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 May 1969: 65411548N Trooper Hendrik Erlank Pieterse from 84 Technical Stores Depot was killed in a military vehicle accident. He was...

  • May 21, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

*Lest We Forget* - 21 May

Today, 21 May, 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 May 1976: 73253650BA Private Adriaan Johannes van der Merwe from the 4th Provost Company, South African Corps of Military Police was...

  • May 20, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 May †

Today, 20 May, 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 May 1970: Two members from Flying Training School Langebaanweg were killed when their Atlas MB326M Impala Mk I, Serial No 512,...

  • May 19, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 May †

Today, 19 May, 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 May 1978: 7011316KT Rifleman Adriaan Adolf Jonker from the Midlands Commando died from a gunshot wound accidentally sustained as a result...

  • May 18, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 May †

Today, 18 May, 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 May 1973: 05535174E Staff Sergeant Kevin Everitt Potgieter from 1 Parachute Battalion was killed in a parachute accident at Tempe. Kevin...

  • May 17, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 May †

Today, 17 May, 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 May 1981: Signaler Albert Peter Jordaan from the Army Signals Training Centre at Heidelberg was killed in a private motor vehicle...

  • May 16, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 May †

Today, 16 May, 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 May 1964: Six members of the SADF were killed when their Military Vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with a...

  • May 15, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 May †

Today, 15 May, 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 May 1973: 71385405N Private Harry Cornelius Theron from 1 Maintenance Unit was accidentally shot dead by a fellow soldier at the...