WWII Novel

Good day I am an author of Christian Romance, (four published novels and several short stories published) and am currently writing a novel set in the WWII era. I am researching South African woman that served in the war. I particularly need to know what their roles entailed. Not so much nurses or pilots but […]

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New executive – Buffalo-Dixie Shellhole

The new executive for Buffalo-Dixie Shellhole, East London, was inducted at the AGM held on Tuesday 14 July 2015. In his report, Old Bill Claude Hundermark noted that the Shellhole had averaged 75% attendance over the year and that recruits are ready to be inducted during the new year. Non-executive positions: Training Officer: Peter Wheller […]

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Pip-Ack Post

Recently one of our members, Moth Peter Longbottom, did Pip-Ack Shellhole proud when he was nominated for the ‘Unsung Heroes Award’ at his place of work. Peter works for the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport: Archives and Record Service. He was nominated for the award by one of his colleagues. The reasons […]

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Winner of the MOTH 90 Raffle Draw

Fellow Moths Below and centre please see pictures of Moth Brian Gombart being presented with his prize at the Dawn Patrol General Meeting on Monday the 8th of June, by Raffle Co-ordinator Moth Bill Bussey. Interesting to note that Moth Gombart was only inducted into the Order on 13 October 2014! With both Moths being […]

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Lord Allenby

Dear Andy, An important update regarding the cottages that burnt down. They have now been rebuilt and the residents are moving back in. Please can you put it on the website and once again thank all those MOTH’s and Shellholes who donated so generously to our plight. Will try to include some photos next time […]

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Pro Patria Parade : Barberton

HISTORY This is an attempt to put together the history of events that led to the existence of our Pro Patria Memorial in Barberton After a rededication parade of the SA Irish regiment at the garden of Remembrance, the discussions of a massive parade of Moth and the old Regiments with historical ties to Barberton, […]

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Amazing Rescue of T34

WWII Russian tank found with German markings after 62 years WW II Buffs will find this interesting. Even after 62 years (and a little tinkering), they were able to fire up the Diesel Engine! WWII Russian tank found with German markings after 62 years WW II Buffs will find this interesting. Even after 62 years […]

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