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The Koevoet Memorial; Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

The Koevoet Memorial is situated  at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria and images of it were kindly provided by Ryno Human and are used with his permission. The Memorial was unveiled on 6 April 2013 by Lt Genl “Sterk Hans” … Continue reading

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War Memorial at Hoërskool Roodepoort.

I was totally unaware of this memorial until I received an email from Ryno, who said that he had seen it while playing rugby at the school. I was quite surprised myself but had to wait till school re-opened before … Continue reading

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61 Mechanised Battalion Group Memorial

“Mobilitate Vincere” – Destruction of the enemy through mobility.   When 61 Mechanised Battalion Group was disbanded in November 2005, amongst its regalia was the Memorial Needle where the unit remembered those who had died in battle. This memorial had … Continue reading

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32 Battalion Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour. The names are in the order that the brass plaques are placed on the Tree of Honour. The limitations of this page have meant that I am using an image of the original post of the ROH … Continue reading

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32 Battalion Tree of Honour

The 32 Battalion Tree of Honour  was originally unveiled on 26 May 1985 by Maj Genl. GL Meiring, commander of SWATF. Originally from Buffalo in the Caprivi, it was subsequently moved to Pomfret and then to Zeerust, finally being planted … Continue reading

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31/201 Battalion Memorial

I do not know the history of this memorial or of 31/201 Battalion, I encountered it for the first time while attending a memorial service at the Voortrekker Monument. These images I took on  29 May 2011.    When I … Continue reading

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