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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Jun
23
Sat
2018
10:00 UK Armed Forces Parade 2018 (Dat... @ Woking Town Centre
UK Armed Forces Parade 2018 (Dat... @ Woking Town Centre
Jun 23 @ 10:00 – 12:00
UK Armed Forces Parade 2018 (Date TBC) @ Woking Town Centre
Purpose: A chance to show our support for the armed forces of our host nation. This event is under the auspices of the Royal Naval Association.
Jul
14
Sat
2018
09:30 Delville Wood Parade @Richmond C... @ South African Cenotaph
Delville Wood Parade @Richmond C... @ South African Cenotaph
Jul 14 @ 09:30 – 12:00
Delville Wood Parade @Richmond Cenotaph @ South African Cenotaph | England | United Kingdom
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. Delville Wood was
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
15
Sat
2018
18:30 SA Legion Formal Ball & Annual A... @ Cole Court
SA Legion Formal Ball & Annual A... @ Cole Court
Sep 15 @ 18:30 – 23:59
SA Legion Formal Ball & Annual Awards 2018(Date TBC) @ Cole Court | England | United Kingdom
Reserve your tickets now! This will be the second formal black tie event hosted by the South African Legion – United Kingdom and Europe since its inception. It is time for you to get out

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