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Lgr Nkhise Johannes Chaba

PASSING TO HIGHER SERVICE It is with sadness that we report the Passing to Higher Service of Lgr Nkhise Johannes Chaba, a World War Two veteran today, 20 April 2021.…
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Three Ships Commemoration honours South Africans who perished ‘In Waters Deep’ *

On Saturday 22 February, Legionnaires from the South African Legion of Military Veterans (UK and Europe), the Royal British Legion, and representatives of the Memorable Order of Tin Hats (MOTH) gathered at Richmond’s East Sheen cemetery for the annual Three Ships Commemoration. We also commemorated and gave thanks for the courage and dedication of the SA Medical Corps.

SS Mendi Remembrance & Wreath Laying, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

In what has become an annual event embraced by the South African Embassy in The Hague as well as the municipality of Noodwijk, a dignified ceremony honoured the fallen South African servicemen of the SS Mendi (at least five of whom lie buried in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission section of Noordwijk General Cemetery), as well as all fallen South African servicemen and women.