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SA Jewish community honours forgotten South African war heroes

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At a unique ceremony late last month, the South African Jewish community honoured soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the two World Wars...

Battle of Delville Wood commemorated

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The Battle of Delville Wood was the first major engagement entered into by the South Africans on the Western Front during the First World...

Delville Wood Centenary: nationwide commemorations and a survivor’s story

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Memorials and remembrance services have been held throughout South Africa to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers who died 100 years ago in...

Politicians and military veterans remember Centenary of South Africa’s biggest battle

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Commemorations are taking place throughout South Africa and the world for the Centenary of the Battle of Delville Wood, the bloodiest military...

Ceremonies in UK, France mark Battle of the Somme centenary

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Soldiers, politicians, royalty and ordinary citizens stood in silence, heads bowed, on Friday in ceremonies across Britain and France to commemorate the...

SA to commemorate battle of Delville Wood

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa are in Paris to attend the 98th anniversary of the battle...

Last known Service person from WWI dies

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The world's last known surviving Service person from the First World War has died aged 110. Florence Green, who served as a mess...