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Remembering our lost soldiers.

On Sunday 3 June I attended the annual wreath laying service at the SADF Wall of Remembrance at the Voortrekker Monument. This is the 4th time I have attended the service, and the second time I have laid a wreath … Continue reading

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East Rand Excursion. Benoni and environs.

My 2012 gravehunting season started with a major expedition planned for the 10th of January. The weather, unpredictable as always, gave me a short respite and I set the mission in motion. There were 3 CWGC graves to find in Styx … Continue reading

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Preserved Tanks. A Clutch of Crusaders

Another tank that seems to dominate the gate guard and plinthed tank collection is the British Crusader MkII. Again I have no idea why there are so many around, it is possible that they were used for training duties and then became surplus … Continue reading

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Preserved Tanks: Heaps of Honeys

Tanks are interesting vehicles, for some odd reason I find them fascinating, and having served in mechanised infantry myself I know how safe you feel behind those steel walls, but how vulnerable you really are to anything bigger than a … Continue reading

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The Border Boys Parade

When I packed up my troubles in my old kit bag so many years after leaving the military I really cut all ties with it for many years. There was nobody who understood what I had gone though and frankly … Continue reading

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