Author: Cameron Kirk Kinnear

Not for Ourselves, but for Others

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Ex ZIPRA fighter regrets downing Rhodesian Viscounts

  By Shine Moyo, Special Correspondent Mapotos: A former member of the Zimbabwe People’s Liberation Army (ZIPRA) who was part of the gang that shot down tow Air Rhodesia Vickers…
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HMSAS Southern Floe

Badge of H.M.S.A.S. Southern Floe which was picked up in an Italian dugout in the Desert by a sergeant in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the North African Campaign.…
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Thiepval – End of Battle Somme Ceremony

Event Gallery here. THIEPVAL, France – Friday 18 November 2016 was a date of solemn remembrances and stark reminders on several levels. Peter & Karen Dickens (representing the Royal British…
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South African Legion Shields

Sometimes, taking a wrong turn in cyberspace is not a complete waste of time. A few months ago, while searching for something completely different, I surfed-in on the website of…
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SA Legion Shield Award at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Shield Award After attending the Carabiniers Boer War commemoration there was socialising with the resident Chelsea pensioners, and the opportunity to present John Rochester, Heritage Manager of Royal Hospital Chelsea,…
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Medal Award after 33 years

Legion awards medals to worthy recipient Following the parade, newly elected chairman for the South African Legion England Branch, Lgr Claudio Chiste, awarded Tim Smart his two long awaited service…
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Carabinier Boer War Remembrance 2016

The remembrance service with the South African Legion and the Royal Scots Dragoons was hosted by the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The annual participation of the SA Legion in the Carabinier…
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AJEX 2016

Members of the SA Legion joined more than 1,000 war veterans and supporters taking part in the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women’s (AJEX) annual parade and service on Sunday…
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Jan Smuts and Isaac Ochberg

  You might remember heroic figures like Oskar Schindler (the famous “Schindler’s List”) who, during World War 2, rescued groups of Jews from certain annihilation. But did you know Jan…
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HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Cornwall

The Cruisers HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Cornwall were attacked and sunk on the 5th April 1942 by Japanese aircraft. The ships were spotted by a reconnaissance aircraft from the heavy…
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