• April 29, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 29 April †

Today, 29 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 29 April 1978: Two members from 5 Reconnaissance Regiment were accidentally killed at Fort Rev, the Special Forces at Air Force Base...

  • April 28, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 28 April †

Today, 28 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 28 April 1975: 72406564N Signaler Josef Jacobus Mare’ from 2 Signal Regiment was killed in a military vehicle accident. He was 18....

  • April 27, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 27 April †

Today, 27 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 27 April 1984: 79350286BG Corporal Reginald Patrick Briggs from 1 SWA SPES Unit, SWATF was critically injured when his Buffel Troop Carrier...

  • April 26, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 26 April †

Today, 26 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 26 April 1966: 1248483 Lieutenant Herman Alan Day from 1 Squadron was killed when his Canadair CL13B Sabre, Serial No. 353 crashed...

  • April 25, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 25 April †

Today, 25 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 25 April 1978: 74562521BG Private Alan David Dixon from 16 Maintenance Unit at Grootfontein was killed just outside the town of Rundu...

  • April 24, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 April †

Today, 24 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 24 April 1982: One member from 5 SAI and one member from 101 Battalion SWATF were killed when the Buffel Troop carrier...

  • January 01, 2017
  • Piet Fourie

*Lest We Forget* - 1 January

Today, 1 January we salute and honor the following men 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 Jan 1977: Rifleman Joao Joaquim from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action in a landmine explosion during operations against enemy forces in Southern...