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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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Long Tom Shellhole opens soon in Tzaneen

An Article published in the Far North Bulletin, confirms a dream of Moth Alan Odendaal “Tzaneen’s military veterans might soon have a new M.O.T.H. Shellhole where they will be able to meet and greet and pay homage to the fallen on a regular basis with like-minded individuals. On Saturday, the 19th of this month, Alan […]

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Sunset Call Moth Mannie De Souza 10 March 2019

It is with great sadness that Chilly Trench Moth Shellhole has to inform that 197809-195001-0056-19111 Moth Mannie De Souza was called to Higher Service yesterday 10 March 2019. His memorial service will be held at Martins Funerals Florida, 564 Ontdekkers Road, Florida (cnr Ontdekkers & The Crescent Rd) on Monday 18 March 2019 @ 10:00 […]

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Moth Cottesloe Homes Gets Wifi

Cottesloe Homes has recently provided Wifi internet connectivity to all its cottages and the recreational area. The purpose of the Wifi is to provide a free basic service to the tenants allowing them to have basic connectivity for whatsapp, mail, and general internet. This now gives our tenants that could not afford expensive data bundles […]

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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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