Tag Archives: Border War

Return to West Park

My very first war grave photography for the South African War Graves Project happened in 2005 according to the file information that I got from the images that I took.  It is hard to believe that so many years later … Continue reading

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61 Mech: The Book

When the 61 Mech Veterans Association was founded a few years ago, it was decided that the story of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group needed to be told. Not only to preserve the history for the future, but also to correct … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Lionel

On 10 July 1981, Bravo Company of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group was rocked to the core by the death of one of its own and the wounding of 15 of its members. If you speak to anybody that served with … Continue reading

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I wear a Poppy To Remember….

I wear a Poppy To Remember…. my Father: a signalman; who was captured in North Africa during World War 2 my Grandfather, a rifleman, who was wounded in Delville Wood my Uncle: an air mechanic, who died in Egypt during … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day, 09/11/2014

By the time I finish this, Remembrance Day will be fading. I am in a new city, starting a new job tomorrow, and it has been an overall hectic weekend. My plan was to attend the commemoration in Salisbury, and … Continue reading

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