Wednesday, October 27, 2010

South African National Defence Force Memorial

The South African Defence Force Memorial is situated just outside the entrance to Fort Klapperkop in Pretoria. The memorial was unveiled on May 31 1979 and includes a statue of a soldier holding a R1 rifle, in memory of all members of the South African Defence Force who lost their lives serving their country. The individuals who have lost their lives are honored with an inscription on a number of marble plaques mounted around the statue.

 

5 comments:

  1. Greta photos but I have to say I am surprised the statue has not been removed! Diane

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  2. Nice memorial. I like the perspective on the last shot.

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  3. Great blogpost Jonker. So much to see in SA why travel abroad!

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  4. We must never forget the sacrifices of those who have gone before us, nor the reasons for those sacrifices and the lessons thereof.

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  5. It is lovely up there isn't it Jonker? Great shots of it too.

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