Corona Virus in South Africa Portal

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South […]

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Warriors Gate – Temporary Closure

16-03-2020 Acting in the best interest of you our members, visitors, and the public, some being international tourists who frequent our museum. The Warriors Gate committee and I have decided in good conviction, to temporarily close Warriors Gate and the Museum for the interim from today the 16th March, and until further development and resolution […]

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COVID-19 and the MOTH

The Moth is very aware of the COVID-19 epedemic and will provide its members with as much information as possible to help members take responsible decisions.  Circulars have been sent to all Moth Units and Moth Cottage schemes. 2020.03.16.  GHQCircular  2020-06 We are all no doubt aware the COVID-19 matter has been officially recognised by […]

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Moth Kevin Gradidge awarded the Certificate of Merit

Moth Kevin Gradidge was awarded the Certificate of Merit on Sunday the 8 March at a packed Warrior shellhole Meeting. The Award was presented by Provincial Old Bill Dave Berry and Pinned by Deputy Old Bill Jimmy Frieslaar. Also in attendance were members of National Executive, PMC, District,  MMA and the Mothwa. Congratulations to Moth […]

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The Blaize Away Shellhole’s float entry

01 February 2020: .The Diaz Festival & The Blaize Away Shellhole’s float entry Planning for Blaize Away Shellhole’s float entry began as early as November 2019 and from the onslaught there were those that thought it was a very ambitious project but as momentum grew so more and more MOTH’s came onboard and the rest of […]

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Mount Memory Plaque Application Forms.

With Reference to Moth GHQ Circular 2020.3 of 17 January 2020, please note the revised application form/order process as well the procedure to be followed for SCATTERING of CREMAINS at Moth Memorials GHQ 2020.03 Mount Memory Plaque Application form-Process-and-Information.pdf MT Memory Moth Plaque Application form – GHQ 2020-1 Scattering of Cremains at Moth Memorials – […]

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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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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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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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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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