• March 24, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 24 March †

Today, 24 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 24 Mar 1963: Five members of the South African Defence Force were killed when the military vehicle in which they were traveling...

  • March 23, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 March †

Today, 23 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 23 Mar 1965: Two SAAF members, one from 7 Squadron and one from 8 Squadron were killed when their AT-6 Harvard, Serial...

  • March 22, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 March †

Today, 22 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 22 Mar 1965: P17998 Flight Sergeant Louis Bernberg from 35 Squadron died in the Squadron Headquarters at Air Force Base Ysterplaat from...

  • March 21, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 21 March †

Today, 21 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 21 March 1966: Two members from Central Flying School Dunnottar were killed when their AT-6 Harvard, Serial No. 7685, crashed near Eendrag...

  • March 20, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 March †

Today, 20 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 20 Mar 1977: 96704887PR Sapper Justin Trevor Watkins from the 4 Survey and Mapping Regiment, South African Engineer Corps was found dead...

  • March 19, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 March

Today, 19 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 19 Mar 1977: 73515926BA Private Ben Jacobus Haywood from the SADF Dog Training Centre died after receiving grievous head injuries in a...

  • March 18, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 March †

Today, 18 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 18 Mar 1950: 2/Lieutenant Ivan Griffith Smith from 28 Squadron was killed when his AT-6 Harvard 7046 struck an unknown object in...

  • March 17, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 March †

Today, 17 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 17 March 1977: 70317078BT Sapper Christo Kemp from 14 Field Regiment was Killed in Action during mine clearing operations. The sweep team...

  • March 16, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 March †

Today, 16 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 16 March 1983: 6608825PC Chief Petty Officer Nadiem Mooi from the South African Navy Provost Unit was accidentally killed while attached to...

  • March 15, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 March †

Today, 15 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 15 March 1965: P50925 Corporal Ockert Jacobus Jordaan from the Army Service Corps was killed in a private motor vehicle accident near...

  • March 14, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 March †

Today, 14 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 14 Mar 1961: Two members from Air Force Base Swartkop were killed when their Ferret Scout Car overturned while on a night...

  • March 13, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 March †

Today, 13 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 13 Mar 1977: 73341729BA Rifleman Jacobus Frederick Steyn from 5 SAI was killed in a military vehicle accident at the Kongola Bridge....

  • March 12, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 12 March †

Today, 12 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 12 Mar 1962: P/21813 Major Anthony Dennis Michael Lawrenson AFC from Air Force Base Waterkloof was killed when his Dornier Do-27A, Serial...

  • March 11, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 March †

Today, 11 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 11 Mar 1965: Rifleman Paul Willemse from 6 SAI collapsed during Basic Training after suffering heat stroke. Unfortunately, the NCO’s in charge...

  • March 10, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 March †

Today, 10 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 10 Mar 1970: 67526913E Corporal Hermanus Stephanus van der Merwe from the Northern Air Defence Sector at Devon was killed while travelling...