Author: Cameron Kinnear

Not for Ourselves, but for Others

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Remembering the South African Navy Frigate, SAS President Kruger.

The SAS President Kruger was a frigate of the South African Navy. She sank in 1982 with the loss of 16 lives on the 18th February 1982. More info

WW2 SA Naval Casualties by Name and Ship

  CASUALTIES BY DATE and SHIP Compiled by Don Kindell     1 9 3 9   4 October 1939   South African Naval Force LUCAS, E (initial only) W…
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Cenotaph Parade Report – 2014

    Taking-up our rightful place Put more than 10,000 people in one place at the same time, and there’ll be an inevitable ‘rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb’. So at 11h00 in…
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A Brilliant Campaign…

         “A Brilliant Campaign “…   From a letter written by Captain Trevitt ( South African Engineers ) to a Mrs. Wood, of Trentham, Long Eaton (…
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Richmond – South African Hospital 1916 and Richmond Military Cemetery

This is just to demonstrate a small piece of the work of the SA Legion-UK. Makes for a good read, so please enjoy, and consider joining us as we continue…
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John Household – First Flight

  By Legionnaire Kevin Bolton, photos of the memorial courtesy of OM Greene of Hilton and of Karkloof, Ken Gillings     In my travels around South Africa, presenting GPS…
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Centenary Commemoration of World War One

  ST MARY’S ANGLICAN CHURCH, CAMBRIDGE, EAST LONDON Article by Charles Ross   On Sunday 28 September 2014 the Parish of St Mary’s Anglican Church, Cambridge, East London held a…
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The Battle of Square Hill

Contributed by Charles Ross   On Sunday 21 September the Battle of the Square Hill was commemorated at various cities in South Africa. The Cape Coloured Corps saw service in…
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84th Congress of the South African Legion of Military Veterans

  A very successful 84th Congress of the South African Legion of Military Veterans was hosted by the Kroonstad Branch of the Legion over the period 12 to 14 September…
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Springboks on Patrol again

THE FALLEN is a short film by Bauke Brouwer, and was filmed with the help of the Cape Town based Heritage Group.     A gallery of images taken during…
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