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Newsletter Issue 8 August 2017

WYNAND DU TOIT – SAMVOA’s GUEST of HONOUR – ANNUAL MESS DINNER The first exchange of prisoners of the Border War with Angola took place on September 7 1987, in Maputo, Mozambique. The event involved the release of Wynand du

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115 Year Boer War Service held in Kings Park, Perth

115 Year Boer War Service held in Kings Park, Perth Today the Boer War Memorial Society of Western Australia held the Boer War Service in Kings Park, Perth. It signifies 115 years since the signing of the Vereeniging Peace Treaty

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Anzac Day – 25-4-2017, Perth

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Generall Roland de Vries – January 2016 at Zebra’s in Perth

SAMVOA WA  members and General Roland de Vries spent some time together at this well known Perth restaurant. Thank you to all those members who attended and to you General de Vries for your insight and inspiration. It is great

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SAMVOA Formal Mess Dinners 2014 with Guest of Honour Major General Gert Opperman

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Operation Bratstvo – Former adversaries become friends. Russian Veterans presented with SASC Medals

Disclaimer – Please note that production of the South African Service Cross medal has ceased and that the medal is no longer available. SAMVOA SADF Veterans traveled to Russia to meet with former adversaries – the Russian Veterans from the

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Major General Roland De Vries and his wife Henriette as SAMVOA Guests of Honour – 2013

SAMVOA was delighted and honoured to host Roland de Vries and his wife Henriette during October 2013 as SAMVOA Guests of Honour. (Click on the image to view the gallery) In his own unique and passionate style, Roland has written

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My callsign is Roland

Soon after arriving in Australia, former SADF Major General Roland de Vries made it absolutely clear: my callsign is Roland. SAMVOA was delighted and honoured to host Roland de Vries and his wife Henriette during October 2013 as SAMVOA Guests

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Ops Rough It – SAMVOA WA Weekend Campout 2013

SAMVOA Veterans from the WA region were back in the dust and the sand this year with a trip to Wilbinga, just north of Perth. Wilbinga is one of the rare locations near metro Perth where you can legally drive

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Colonel Jan Breytenbach and his wife Rosalind as SAMVOA Guests of Honour – 2012

It was a warm summer evening on the 13th of December 2011 when nine SAMVOA Veterans sat around a table in the RSL club in Belmont, Perth, each with a beer in hand, discussing plans for the inaugural SAMVOA WA

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