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Acting Lieutenant Colonel Jack Sherwood Kelly, VC CMG DSO

  SOUTH AFRICAN HEROES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: ACTING LIEUTENANT COLONEL JACK SHERWOOD KELLY VC CMG DSO. OFFICER COMMANDING 1ST BATTALION NORFOLK REGIMENT, THE ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS, 87TH INFANTRY…
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Lieutenant D.C. “Tommy” Thomas

  Today we profile another one of those South African heroes who served with the commandos on D-Day – Lieutenant D.C. “Tommy” Thomas, from Maclear in the Transkei. His most…
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South African Legion Club Durban and District Branch

  South African Legion Club Durban and District Branch Just a quick update… We are now officially up and running here in Durbs after our 1st AGM Held at Stamford…
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South African Air Force Mustang

  A South African Air Force Mustang undergoing maintenance – part of the British Commonwealth’s contribution to the United Nations Korean War effort. South Arican Air Force No 2 Sqn…
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Corporal William Cloete

  Honouring real South African heroes and here stands an exceptional one. Corporal William Cloete was a Cape Coloured Corps member and the leader of a stretcher bearer team attached…
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Wandsworth ACF

  Some excellent work been done by the SA Legion in the United Kingdom as we continue our aims of youth education and participation with Her Majesty’s Armed Forces Cadet…
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Longest-reigning Monarch

  Today Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history. As Patron of Royal Commonwealth Ex Services Leauge (RCEL), she is a defacto Patron of the…
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Operation Sceptic

7 June 1980 Border War, Operation Sceptic. Capt IC Du Plessis landed his badly damaged Mirage F1AZ at Ruacana. The aircraft was damaged by shrapnel from an SAM Missile fired…
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Alouette Gunship

  Nice action shot taken during the Bush War. Here a Alouette III Helicopter Gunship watches over another Alouette gunship as it becomes airborne. Teamwork at its best. Photo and…
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Ops Medic Mural

  South West Africa Border War, many veterans will recognise this. Famous Medic Mural painted on the wall at the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital at AFB Ondangwa. The Medic fraternity…
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