• February 23, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 23 February †

Today, 23 February, 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 Feb 1978: 67334920PE Captain Andries Johannes van Ellewee from 41 Battalion Died of Wounds after being struck in the neck and...

  • February 22, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 22 February †

Today, 22 February, 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 Feb 1977: 65837791PE Lieutenant Neil Bradley Liddell from 17 Squadron was Killed in Action when his Alouette III Helicopter Gunship, Serial...

  • February 21, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 21 February †

Today, 21 February, 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 Feb 1978: 70371711BT Lieutenant Phillip Joseph Castle from Regiment Windhoek, was Killed in Action in Northern Owamboland during a close-quarter battle...

  • February 20, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 20 February †

Today, 20 February, 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 Feb 1977: 76907470SP Rifleman H.M. Dos Santos from 32 Battalion was Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in...

  • February 19, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 19 February †

Today, 19 February, 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 Feb 1965: P52327 Air Mechanic Johan van der Schyff from the School of Technical Training was critically injured in a private...

  • February 18, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 18 February †

Today, 18 February, 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 Feb 1961: P/6346 Warrant Officer Class II Phillipus Johannes Rudolph Frick from SAS Good Hope was admitted to 2 Military Hospital...

  • February 17, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 17 February †

Today, 17 February, 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 Feb 1980: 05234968PE Staff Sergeant Michael Johannes van der Linde from 5 Reconnaissance Regiment was Killed in Action during a contact...

  • February 16, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 16 February †

Today, 16 February, 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 Feb 1976: Two civilians were shot and killed at Okatjiho in Northern South West Africa by suspected SWAPO/PLAN insurgents. The men...

  • February 15, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 15 February †

Today, 15 February, 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 Feb 1970: 66269531PE Corporal Stephanus Abraham Johannes Latsky from 1 Maintenance Unit was killed in a military vehicle accident on the...

  • February 14, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 14 February †

Today, 14 February, 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 Feb 1987: Three members from South West Africa Police Counter-Insurgency Wing: Ops-K Division (Koevoet) were Killed in Action during a contact...

  • February 13, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 13 February †

Today, 13 February, 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 Feb 1972: Patrol Officer Michael Fenton Hill, a South African National serving in the British South Africa Police and stationed at...

  • February 12, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 12 February †

Today, 12 February, 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 Feb 1976: 70414123BT Rifleman Johannes Jacobus Bruwer from 6 SAI Died in 1 Military Hospital from gunshot wounds accidentally sustained while...

  • February 11, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 11 February †

Today, 11 February, 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 Feb 1978: 72570187PE Lieutenant Johannes Hendrik Du Toit from 1 Reconnaissance Regiment attached to “D” Squadron Rhodesian Special Air Service was...

  • February 10, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 10 February †

Today, 10 February, 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 Feb 1951: P6275 Staff Sergeant Petrus Johannes Ferreira from the South African Infantry Corps accidentally drowned at Baberspan near Delareyville during a...

  • February 09, 2019
  • Piet Fourie

† Lest We Forget - 9 February †

Today, 9 February, 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 Feb 1935: 43282 Trooper Louis Lourens Erasmus from Charlie Company, Special Service Battalion died after suffering cardiac failure in 1 Military...