Tag: WW2

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Gerard Ross Norton VC MM (7 September 1915 – 29 October 2004)

  Celebrating true South African heroes and here is another Victoria Cross recipient, this is his story whilst taking part in the Italian campaign during World War 2, Gerard Ross…
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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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The tragic sinking of HMS Barham

During the Second World War, South African Navy personnel – known at the time as the “South African Naval Forces” (SANF) were seconded to serve on ships in the Royal…
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