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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Aug
25
Sat
2018
13:30 England Branch Q3 Social & Commi...
England Branch Q3 Social & Commi...
Aug 25 @ 13:30 – 18:00
England Branch Q3 Social & Committee Meeting @ TBC
Purpose (of committee meeting): All Branch members are invited to contribute in providing suggestions/feedback, or just listen to the quarterly update. Final event planning will also take place for one of our upcoming flagship events –
Sep
22
Sat
2018
10:00 Battle of Square Hill Parade **C...
Battle of Square Hill Parade **C...
Sep 22 @ 10:00 – 15:00
Battle of Square Hill Parade **Centenary** @ Richmond Cenotaph
Battle of Square Hill **Centenary** Parade Purpose: We remember the contribution of the South African Cape Corps battalion which helped the Allies – lead by General Allenby – break through to Damascus and knock the
18:30 SA Legion Formal Ball and Annual... @ Southgate Masonic Centre
SA Legion Formal Ball and Annual... @ Southgate Masonic Centre
Sep 22 @ 18:30 – 23:59
SA Legion Formal Ball and Annual Awards 2018 @ Southgate Masonic Centre | England | United Kingdom
Reserve your tickets now! It is time again for you to get out your Mess Dress or Black-Tie evening wear for this superb occasion. The event will be full of pleasant surprises, a few twists
Nov
10
Sat
2018
10:30 South African Veterans’ Armistic... @ Richmond Cenotaph
South African Veterans’ Armistic... @ Richmond Cenotaph
Nov 10 @ 10:30 – 14:30
South African Veterans' Armistice Day Parade @ Richmond Cenotaph
11 November 2018 will mark 100 years since end of the First World War. On Saturday 10 November 2018, at 10h30, members of the South African Legion UK & Europe as well as representatives of