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SUNSET CALL: MOTH CECIL JOHN RITSON OF TWILIGHT RED TAB SHELLHOLE 6 DEC 2019

SUNSET CALL: MOTH CECIL JOHN RITSON OF TWILIGHT RED TAB SHELLHOLE 25/3/1922—6/12/2019 It is with great regret that we advise that Moth Cecil John Ritson answered the sunset call on the 6th Dec 2019. Cecil was a member of the shellhole for many years. Due to failing ill health he did not regularly attend meetings but was always adament that […]

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Sunset Call: Moth James Stofberg 21 December 2019 of Comrades Algoa Shellhole

Moth General Headquarters, the National Executive and Eastern Cape Provincial Dugout regret to announce the passing to Higher Service of Moth James Stoffberg on 21st December 2019. Moth Stoffberg joined the Order at the now-defunct Four Square Shellhole in Port Elizabeth in April 1977 – he being one of the original “Border Boys” – and […]

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Greetings

The Full National Executive would like to wish all Moths and their loved ones a very blessed Christmas. If you are travelling, travel safe. We wish you all the very best for 2020. 2020 promises to be an exciting year as we continue to debate how we move ahead to 2027 – our 100th birthday. […]

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Vacancy Chilly Trench

Vacancy: Barman / Lady Chilly Trench Club Roodepoort CBD 2019-12-04 Chilly Trench Club has a vacancy for a full time Barman /-lady. The successful applicant will ideally have experience as a Barman / -lady with a professional, pleasant and energetic business marketing personality. Support and insight for the predominant MOTH and military veteran welfare affiliated […]

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‘Combat’ by Al Venter

Ex Monitbus Media is releasing ‘Combat’ by Al Venter – 248 pages text, and 152 colour & b&w photos costing R375: Contact: [email protected]    This is Al Venter’s 18th and latest book on South Africa’s 23-year Border War along the Angolan frontier offers a host of new perspectives.   This  book may be the last word on a controversial conflict that convulsed […]

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50th Moth Nationals

The 50th Moth National Bowls will be held in Pietermaritzburg, starting with the opening and registration on the 28th June 2020 and ending on the the 3rd July 2020.  Hosted by Pietermaritzburg and District. Accommodation has been arranged at Voortrekker High at R100.00 per night. More details to follow early in 2020. Moth Donald Potts  

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WW2 Veteran supported by Moths and friends

  THE MEMORABLE ORDER OF TIN HATS, The MOTH, would like to express their most sincere gratitude towards Turbi Hills Shellhole (Louis Trichardt), Long Tom Shellhole (Tzaneen) and Minefield Shellhole (Phalaborwa),  South African Legion and anonymous donors for their prompt response for a Moth in dire straits. Moth Ron Rose age 92, cared for by his […]

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SUNSET CALL: MOTH DENNIS WESTBROOK 15TH JULY 2019

It is with deep regrets and sadness that TWILIGHT RED TAB SHELLHOLE  advise that Moth Dennis “” The Menace”” Westbrook answered the sunset call in the early hours of Monday morning 15th July 2019. Dennis will be missed by all the Moths and friends who knew him. Sincere condolences to the family and friends of […]

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