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Boshoed Dag 2017

Boshoed day is on the 26th August This day in 1966 – 51 years ago, was the recognised start of the South African Border War, which lasted 23 years, 6 months, 3 weeks and 2 days. Please remember the 2,280

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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day …… we will remember them. Their ideal is our legacy – Their sacrifice our inspiration At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.

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Remembrance Day 2015

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Boshoed Dag 2015

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Old Soldier

When you look at me young man, war medals on my chest, Do not mock me, nor make fun, nor say one word in jest; This cane I use constantly to assist my ailing stride, To hold my head up

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Remembrance ……

In grateful recognition and memory of our countrymen, the Immortal Dead of South Africa, who, at the call of Duty, made the supreme Sacrifice on the battlefields of Africa, Asia and Europe, in the air and on the sea. Their

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Annual Commemoration Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the SA Defence Force Wall of Remembrance

[youtube id=9KytU8_Wt3A mode=normal] Annual commemoration service and wreath laying ceremony at the SA Defence Force Wall of Remembrance. Emphasis was placed the price that the families paid when the South African soldiers served during the war in SWA/Namibia/Angola. A plaque

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SAS President Kruger Remembrance Pledge

On the 18th February 1982 the SAS President Kruger sank after been struck by the SAS Tafelberg in a training exercise in the south atlantic. It it significant to us to remember for two reasons, the loss of 16 brave

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For the Fallen

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Two Minutes Of Silence And Poppy Day

The Two Minutes of Silence was started by Sir James Percy FITZPATRICK. He was born in King William’s Town in 1862 and died in Uitenhage in 1931, eldest son of James Coleman FITZPATRICK, Judge of the Supreme Court of the

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