Wall of Remembrance


This Wall of Remembrance is arranged in a month and day order so that it is easy to see who passed on a particular day. At sundown lift your glass and drink a toast to these men who are no longer with us.

We will not forget them!


January
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name  Age Unit  Event/Cause
        


February
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name  Age Unit  Event/Cause
        
        
 17 1980  05234968PE SSgt Michael Johannes van der Linde 39
 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces.
 22 2011 86598430PF Maj Gavin Richard Drake 40 5 Reconnaissance Regiment  Had a fatal heart attack while serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
 - 2015
 78524915 PE SSgt Charles Andrew van Rooyen
    Died of cancer


March
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name  Age Unit Event/Cause
        
 13 1986  78120870PD Cpl Victor Rodriques Pedro 31 1 Reconnaissance Regiment Drowned by accident during a training exercise.
   
     


April
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name AgeUnit
 Event/Cause
        
 4 1989  85212843PE Cpl Hermann Carstens 20 1 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in Action during fierce fighting with a numerically superior force of heavily armed SWAPO/PLAN insurgents near Eenhana.
 9 1978  73442204PE CO Fred Johan Forster 20 1 Reconnaissance Regiment He was accidentally shot and killed during a "live fire" shooting exercise in Katima Mulilo.
 17 1980  63869909PE Sgt Carel Petrus Greyling HC
 27 1 Reconnaissance RegimentKilled in a military motor vehicle accident in the Eastern Caprivi


May
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
 8 1979 78120813PD Rfn A.R. Daniels 25 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Died after suffering a fatal heart attack during a contact with enemy forces in Southern Angola
 18 1988 77582203PE Sgt     Douglas Keel
  1 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in a private motor vehicle accident while traveling to Queenstown on the road from Whittlesea
 20 1988 88703517PB Rfn Motsemoholo Joseph Mpembe 23 5 Reconnaissance Regiment He was accidentally killed when his parachute failed to open during a training jump at Kenilworth.
 21 1985 76465673PK Cpl Rowland Diggard Liebenberg
 25 4 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in action, during a recce in Angola near Cabinda
 23 1979 67260869PE Capt (Connie) Jacobus C. Van Wyk HC  27 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in Action in Angola during a reconnaissance operation in South Angola when ambushed by a SWAPO patrol
 23 1979 73288375PE Cpl Johan Kloosterziel  22 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in Action in Angola during a reconnaissance operation
in South Angola when ambushed by a SWAPO patrol
 29 1982 79542783BG L/Cpl Adam Cecil Lennox  18  5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed accidentally by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head  while he was playing with a privately owned revolver.


June
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
 07 1982 77120483PE Sgt Lloyd Mizwandile Mbele 28 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in Action during a contact with enemy forces in Southern Angola
 30 1980
 79581435PE Cpl          Theo Bence van Niekerk
 22 1 Reconnaissance Regiment Was fatally wounded after receiving an accidental gunshot during training at Fort Doppies in the Caprivi


July
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
 10 1980 76422344BG Cpl Clive Roland Hardenberg 20 4 Reconnaissance Regiment Drowned by accident while on a training exercise in Salmander Bay near Langebaan


August
 DayYear
 Nr Rank NameAge Unit  Event/Cause
        
 02 1989 88630553BG Rfn Rudolph Ernst Thiel 19 1 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed in a vehicle accident during training when his Unimog overturned near Mtubatuba in the Duku-Duku area


September
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        


October
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
 171985
81539702PB Cpl A.L. Teffo 24 5 Reconnaissance Regiment Killed by a lightning strike during an operation in Angola.
 31 1987 83561928BG 2LT Dylan Chevalier Cobbold
 5 Reconnaissance Regiment  Killed in Action in Angola during Op Firewood


November
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
        


December
 DayYear
 Nr Rank Name Age Unit Event/Cause
        
        



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