• May 14, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 May †

Today, 14 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 14 May 1976: 72348022BC 2/Lieutenant Lionel John Kidson from 6 SAI was critically injured when his Unimog vehicle overturned on the “Wit...

  • May 13, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 May †

Today, 13 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 13 May 1964: P/49773 Rifleman Paul Jacobus Krogh from 1 Parachute Battalion was accidentally shot dead by a fellow soldier in the...

  • May 12, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 12 May †

Today, 12 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 12 May 1973: 67245654V 2/Lieutenant Jacobus Petrus Kolver from 6 Squadron was killed when his AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7126 spun into...

  • May 11, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 May †

Today, 11 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 11 May 1966: 01504919R Lieutenant Ian Pieter Roos from 1 Squadron was killed when his Canadair CL13B Sabre, Serial No. 357 crashed...

  • May 10, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 May †

Today, 10 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 10 May 1983 Four members from the South West Africa Police Counter-Insurgency Wing: Ops-K Division (Koevoet) were Killed in Action during fierce...

  • May 09, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 9 May †

Today, 9 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 09 May 1975: 64203243E Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Jacobus Johannes Crause from 16 Squadron was killed when his Alouette III Helicopter, Serial No...

  • May 08, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 8 May †

Today, 8 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 08 May 1966 05197975PE Warrant Officer Class 1 Louis Matthys Jakobus Pienaar from the Artillery School was killed when his Landrover was...

  • May 07, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 7 May †

Today, 7 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 07 May 1982: 77522571BG Corporal Hercules Petrus Bester from 5 SAI was Killed in Action during a contact with SWAPO/PLAN insurgents at...

  • May 06, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 6 May †

Today, 6 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 06 May 1976: Two crew members from 27 Squadron were Reported Missing when their Piaggio P166S Albatross, Serial No. 894 disappeared south...

  • May 05, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 5 May †

Today, 5 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 05 May 1977: 71527865BT Rifleman Hendrik Johannes Jordaan from Regiment Westelike Provinsie was Killed in Action when he detonated a landmine while...

  • May 04, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 4 May †

Today, 4 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 04 May 1978: Four members from 2 and 3 Parachute Battalion were Killed in Action during Operation Reindeer and the subsequent assault...

  • May 03, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 3 May †

Today, 3 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 03 May 1969: 67866723E Lieutenant Andre Weilbach from 4 Squadron was killed when his AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7155 failed to recover...

  • May 02, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 2 May †

Today, 2 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 02 May 1982: 80586357CK Rifleman Karel Titus from the South African Cape Corps was killed when he was knocked down and run...

  • May 01, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 1 May †

Today, 1 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 01 May 1982: Two members from Infantry School were killed in a private motor vehicle accident between Edenburg and Bloemfontein while on...

  • April 30, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 30 April †

Today, 30 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 30 April 1979: 75515833BG Private Martinus Johannes Schroeder from the Technical Service Corps was critically injured in a private vehicle accident between...