Remembering Square Hill

Once upon a time, a battle was fought in a Biblical land.1 A great victory was won and their general was proud. But the years rolled by and now the battle is just another forgotten episode of a barely

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Cape Coloured Corps

The name popularly applied to the Cape Coloured Corps men or ‘Pandours’ was originally raised by the Dutch East India Company to defend the Cape against British attack in 1795. They formed part of the force of Dutch troops,

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The Battle Of Square Hill

The heroism of the men of the Cape Corps during the Battle of Square Hill more than a century ago in Palestine have been remembered at a memorial service in Johannesburg.

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The South African Coloured Cape Corps Ex’s Servicemen Legion of the British Empire league. Today As South African Cape Corps Regimental Association.(SACCRA)

A Welfare Organisation its W. O.. Number being 983.The Cape Corps is the Oldest Regiment in South Africa and gained immortal fame in Palestine 1918/19 .The Cape Corps fist made its appearance in South African History in 1793 since then the Corps has created for itself an enviable record of service in the best tradition of loyalty to duty all over the Wold.
We all have dedicated ourselves to serve this Legion to the best of our ability,and in addition,are very proud to be members of it.In other words our war memorial is the Legion,By virtue of the work we do for it. Our work lies among the the underprivileged. The members of the Legion are Available to assist in the conquest of ignorance and poverty under our veterans and there families.

OUR WORK ENTAILS A VARIED PROGRAMME SUCH AS

  1. Procuring and seeing that ex servicemen are in receipt of pension.
  2. Where deterioration of a War Disability set in that the applicant go for a reboard so as to receive a pension at a higher percentage
  3. Where an Ex- Servicemen is awaiting a War Veterans Pension that his family is look after.
  4. To give Christmas cheer to old age Veterans at Christmas time,if funds are available.
  5. To pay rent, Provide food parcels, issue blankets during winter whenever a case warrant assistance.
  6. To visit Hospitals during the year and an annual visit by the Legion at Christmas times.

The South African Coloured Cape Corps EX’S SERVICEMEN LEGION To The British EX’S SERVICEMEN LEAGUE
Its represents the British commonwealth EX’S SERVICEMEN league and the Royal Commonwealth EX’S SERVICEMEN LEAGUE.

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Jack H Allies

Jack Allies joined the South African Coloured Boy Scouts as Signaller Instructor. He subsequently took the oath and was promoted...
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Jack H Allies

Remembering South Africa’s Fallen Soldiers

In this article, LSE PhD student Rishika Yadav elaborates on her experience at a memorial service for the Cape Corps,...
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Remembering South Africa’s Fallen Soldiers

Where it all began

According to South Africa History Online in September 1915, the Union of South Africa Government offered to raise an infantry...
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Where it all began

Cape Coloured Corps

The name popularly applied to the Cape Coloured Corps men or ‘Pandours’ was originally raised by the Dutch East India...
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Cape Coloured Corps

Call on families of Heroes of Battle of Square Hill to Unite

Article was published in the Southern Mail Newspaper: https://www.southernmail.co.za/news/call-on-families-of-heroes-of-battle-of-square-hill-to-unite-14126683#0 Call on families of heroes of Battle of Square Hill to...
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Call on families of Heroes of Battle of Square Hill to Unite

Remembering Square Hill – the Cap Corps at Megiddo, September 1918

Written by Leon Engelbrecht -20th Sep 20109127 Once upon a time, a battle was fought in a Biblical land.1 A great...
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Remembering Square Hill – the Cap Corps at Megiddo, September 1918

The Battle Of Square Hill

The heroism of the men of the Cape Corps during the Battle of Square Hill more than a century ago...
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The Battle Of Square Hill

Battle of Square Hill fallen honoured by South African Legion United Kingdom

RICHMOND UPON THAMES – The England Branch of the South African Legion United Kingdom and Europe Region hosted the inaugural...
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Battle of Square Hill fallen honoured by South African Legion United Kingdom