MOTH 95th hosted by Cape Western

Moth Cape Western Provincial Dugout are the national hosts for the Moth 95th celebrations from 6 – 8th May 2022. Click here for draft itinerary Provincial Old Bill Leon Robertson is looking forward to hosting as many of you as possible and assures you, that a good time will be had by all, as the […]

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Annual MOTH Remembrance Day Ceremony at Mt. Memory MOTH National Memorial

Annual MOTH Remembrance Day Ceremony at Mt. Memory MOTH National Memorial Venue:  Champagne Sports Resort (+-2.4 hours from Durban) Mount Memory Memorial site (Located inside the Resort property, follow the signs) R600, Champagne Valley, Winter-ton Central Drakensberg, Kwazulu-Natal Date and Time: Saturday 13th November 2021 / 9h30 for 10am – (Ceremony will start promptly) Dress […]

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Moths support Pet Pals

Friend Of The MOTH,  Wade Lynch, who inniated the project, thanks all MOTHs from Buffalo-Dixie, Port Rex, Gonubie and Outpost Shellholes as well as the public in East London for contributing to the pet food collection for Pet Pals. It is hoped this will become an annual pet food collection. From left to right: Maurice […]

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Cyber Meeting on the 7 June 2021

Cyber Shellhole had their Eastern Block meeting today at 12h00 South African time. It was a privilege to witness the installation of member Richard Hurt in to the MOTH. He. had been in no mans land for a while.  The guest speaker for today was Mike Lee, Chairman MOTH Memorials and Museums.  

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Memorable Order of Tin Hats turns 94

Happy Birthday to The Memorable Order of Tin Hats On the 7th of May 1927, the MOTH was founded by Moth Charles Evenden,  known as Moth “O”,  The MOTH, a military veterans organisation that is very unique, in that to become a member, you had to have served in an “Active Theatre of Operation”.  Members […]

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Cottage Flowers is transformed

Transformation It was originally known as Moth Flora which was started in 1965 to raise funds to help the Bartle Road MOTH cottages. The decision to rebrand Moth Flora  to Cottage Flowers was made  in June 2020. On the 12th December great excitement as the morning dawned and painting the hut began. From a drab […]

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The annual Mount Memory Remembrance Ceremony –  8th November 2020

This year’s Remembrance Ceremony held under clear blue African skies, little wind and a scorching 37 degree heatwave, was very well attended by spectators, visitors, Moth and Mothwa from Durban, KZN Mainline district, Midlands as well as Southern KZN dugouts, which included members of the Moth National Executive and Moth GHQ. Moth National Chairman Tony Munnik […]

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Warriors Gate award Ms. Rhinesha Dayanand

In October two achievement certification awards were presented to a non-Moth who has gone beyond and above expectation in assisting the Order. Citation: Ms. Rhinesha Dayanand an avid amateur and aspiring artist and horticulturist, volunteers her time to the preservation of our artefacts at Warriors Gate, also being part of the team ensuring correct cleaning […]

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1st Pinetown Scouts get involved at Warriors Gate.

The Warrior’s Gate Committee are proud to present members of the 1st Pinetown Scouts with “Friends of Warrior’s Gate” certificates, as well as our Gate curators daughter Isabella. This young team placed every effort and commitment in responding to the Warriors Gate Chairmans request for volunteers to assist with exhibit re-alignment and clean up at […]

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Mount Memory gets a face lift

Under the chairmanship of Moth Mike Lee, and excursion to Mt Memory has been successfully completed to tidy up and clean the   Wall in preparation for the Annual November Rememberance parade. This includes the memorial plant troughs being redone with new plants, 2 Plaques mounted, Tin Hats rubbed down and painted, new name plaque […]

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VJ DAY 75 on the 15th of August 2020

Message from Controller Compliance & VJ Day 75 Lead Dear Member Organisations, The 75th Anniversary of VJ Day takes place on 15th August 2020, when the nation will commemorate this historic moment in time.  You will appreciate that there are many organisations involved in this act of remembrance and RCEL has been working with many […]

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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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Sad News for MOTHWA

It is with regret that we advise that the MOTHWA have had too close three of their Shellholes. These all closed  in March 2020. Platinum Province – 3 Shellholes namely, Minefield, Jack MacKen and Jannie Smuts Freestate – 1 Shellhole = Crown/Kroon. Andy Boden Manager Moth Website

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