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Boshoed Dag 2017

Boshoed day is on the 26th August This day in 1966 – 51 years ago, was the recognised start of the South African Border War, which lasted 23 years, 6 months, 3 weeks and 2 days. Please remember the 2,280

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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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SAMVOA Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service – 28th May 2017, Perth

A beautiful sunny Autumn day in Perth was welcomed for our inaugural Service. The Service was held, firstly to remember our fallen soldiers from the many wars that South Africa has been involved in but more specifically from the Border

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ANZAC 2017 – Perth, Western Australia

The ANZAC 2017 march was well attended by members of Samvoa-WA, and the weather played along when the march took place in St.Georges Terrace, the mainstreet of Perth. Die 2017 Anzac mars deur St. Georges Terrace, die hoofstraat van Perth,

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Chairman’s Christmas Message

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Unscrupulous and Illegal Veteran Bodies

With the ever increasing number of ‘informal’ so-called Veterans bodies, comes the risk of opportunistic chancers seeking to benefit by taking unscrupulous and illegal advantage of Veterans. The below two gents have also tried and lost. Please be warned and

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SAMVOA Western Australia’s 5th Annual Mess Dinner

SMVOA Western Australia’s 5th Annual Mess Dinner Saturday, 15 October 2016 RSL Club Belmont, Perth  Tickets to this year’s Formal mess Dinner sold out in record time, reflecting the high regard for this years Guests of Honour, former SADF Sergeant

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100 Year Anniversary: Battle of Delville Wood / 100-Jarige Herdenking: Slag van Delville Bos [Longueval]

On Wednesday, 20 July 2016, exactly 100 years to the day that the remnants of the 1st South African Infantry Brigade left the Wood after 6 day and 5 nights of hell, the Veterans of SAMVOA Western Australia held a

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