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Crater Shellhole (1928) Bowls Fundraiser 9 December 2018

The Magic of Charity Coalition MOTH Crater Shellhole 1928, Witbank Golf Bowls Club and Witbank Vroue Landbou Unie (VLU) joined forces to present a winning charity bowls day on Sunday 9 December 2018. 12 Shellholes and MOTH Units from Witbank and Ermelo arrived sporting their bowls club and shellholes’ colours to compete for the coveted […]

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Moth Savannah Christmas Tree

Moth Savannah held their annual Christmas Tree at Dickie Fritz Cottages on the 1st December 2018. A very successful day indeed with around a 100 children coming to check if Father Christmas would be kind to them, which indeed he was. Children and parents were entertained with Jumping Castles, Face Painting, Magician, Ballon Sculpturing and […]

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Looking for info re: Moth Walter Puntis

A request from the family to find information about a family member Moth Puntis Are you able to assist in any way? PUNTIS, Walter Ernest (Lieut Col) OBE Born: 1880 07 06 / Died: 1944 04 27 A MOTH when he died in Johannesburg in April 1944. I recall my grandmother, Gwendolene (Walter’s wife) reading a yellowing newspaper clipping – his […]

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East London District Recruiting Drive

On Sunday 6 October, East London District hosted a recruitment drive at a Family Fun Day hosted by church group LIA (Love In Action).  The stall was set up and manned by members Buffalo-Dixie, Gonubie & Port Rex Shellholes and MOTHWA.  While there were many lulls in activity, the stall proclaimed MOTH activity in East London District, dispelled the […]

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Warriors Gate Treasure Hunt

Warriors Gate held a Treasure hunt followed by a prize giving and bring and braai on 16 September. 74 People attended from 5 Shellholes in the Mainline District Dugout and 2 in Durban + District  Dugout and the KZN Chapter of the MMA. There were 10 visitors from Boot and Saddle Shellhole in Underberg, who […]

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Sunset Call: Ian Carswell 8 Sept 2018

It is with deep regret that we have just learned that Ian Carswell of Dickie Fritz Shellhole Answered the Sunset Call sometime today 8th September 2018. Funeral Arrangements: Date: Tuesday 18th September 2018 Time: 11h00 Place: The Chapel Thom Knight Funeral Home No. 7 , 16th St, Vrededorp, Johannesburg, Gauteng   http://www.thomknight.co.za   Although a […]

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Platberg News

MOTHS-VROUEDAG 9 AUGUSTUS 2018 22 Vrouens het die ysige weer op 9 Augustus trotseer om die MOTHS-Vrouedag by te woon. Hulle is verwelkom met ‘n glasie sherrie en ‘n warm saal. Die warm hartlikheid het net beter geword toe Zander Strachan begin het met sy praatjie waarin hy gedigte van besonderse vrouedigters voorgelees het. Dit […]

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SA Irish Pipe & Drums to tour Ireland

The SA Irish for more than 30 years has supported parades for Moth Southern Transvaal Province, which later became Moth Southern Gauteng Province, Southern Gauteng District and now supports the East and West Rand Districts.  They support our main parades, being Shadow March, Mayors Parade, Jannie Smuts Parade, and Delville Wood Parade. They have also […]

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Police descend on Moth Cottesloe Homes Cottages

The Fairlands area was ablaze with lots of blue flashing lights when about six police vehicles entered the gates of Cottesloe Cottages on Wednesday 18th July 2018 The residents came out in their droves to see all this unusual activity in their complex. The residents were accustomed to seeing ambulances in their streets but not […]

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Family Musical Picnic on the Museum lawns

  MAG – Military Associations of Gauteng  eleventh Family Musical Picnic on the Museum lawns In honour of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I Date:               Sunday 9th September 2018 Venue:            Ditsong National Museum of Military History, 22 Erlswold way, Saxonwold, Johannesburg. Time:              11h00 until 15h00. The Museum will be open from […]

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