UK Specific Objectives

 

To participate in Memorial Services and Ceremonies,

 

• Armistice Day Celebrations.

 

• Armed Forces Day Celebrations

 

• Allied &Commonwealth Memorial Day celebrations e.g. ANZAC day, VE day, D day

 

• Significant memorial days  of importance to South Africa.  The Battle of the Somme (Delville Wood), the sinking of the SS Mendi , The Battle of Britain ,North African and Italian campaigns (El Alamein and Tobruk) and the Korean War.

 

• Days in support of South Africans who have served or are currently serving in the British Armed Forces under the Commonwealth banner, notably Iraq and Afghanistan.

 

• Boer War Commemorations.

 

• South African military campaigns  e.g. the Battle of Square Hill, Sidi Rezegh

 

• If invited to do so – to participate in funeral parades for South Africans who have paid the ultimate price serving South Africa or the United kingdom.

 

• To represent South African Regiments which have affiliations to Regiments in the United Kingdom.

 

 


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Jul
9
Sun
2017
10:00 Delville Wood @ Delville Wood
Delville Wood @ Delville Wood
Jul 9 @ 10:00 – 14:30
Delville Wood @ Delville Wood | Longueval | Hauts-de-France | France
Purpose: We remember the 229,000 South Africans who volunteered for World War 1, paying tribute to 2,500 who perished in the Battle of Delville Wood, the single biggest SA military loss on the battle field.
Jul
31
Mon
2017
all-day Ypres Passchendaele Centenary @ Tyne Cot Cemetery
Ypres Passchendaele Centenary @ Tyne Cot Cemetery
Jul 31 all-day
Ypres  Passchendaele Centenary @ Tyne Cot Cemetery
    Descendants of those who fought at the Third Battle of Ypres will be invited to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium to mark the centenary of the Battle
Aug
12
Sat
2017
10:00 England Branch Legion Committee ... @ Royal Hospital Chelsea
England Branch Legion Committee ... @ Royal Hospital Chelsea
Aug 12 @ 10:00 – 12:30
England Branch Legion Committee Meeting Q3 @ Royal Hospital Chelsea | England | United Kingdom
Purpose: All Branch members are invited to contribute in providing suggestions/feedback, or just listen to the quarterly update.

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