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National Armed Forces Day.

Armed Forces Day celebrated

21 February 2019, 7:48 AM

The commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi in the English Channel in 1917 in which more than 600 South African soldiers perished will form part of the activities of the SANDF’s Armed Forces Day in Cape Town on Thursday.

They were on their way to join the allied forces in Europe during the First World War, or Great War.

SS Mendi descendants call upon international community for more recognition

11 November 2018, 6:55 PM

The descendants of South Africans who perished on the troopship SS Mendi have called on international powers to give more recognition to them.

Museum remembers black soldiers in SS Mendi tragedy

28 November 2017, 6:19 AM

This year marks a centenary since the sinking of the ship SS Mendi off the coast of England.

Simon’s town Museum celebrates the centenary of the SS Mendi

27 November 2017, 4:27 PM

As part of centenary celebrations, the SS Mendi travelling exhibition currently on display in Simon’s Town in the South Peninsula is expected to move around the Western Cape in the next few weeks.

KSD municipality salutes soldiers

12 November 2017, 3:25 PM

The King Sabathda Dalindyebo municipality joined hands with the South African Infantry Battalion at Mthatha in the Eastern Cape to honour the hundreds of soldiers and ordinary people who made a contribution in the First and Second World War.

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