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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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The MOTH moves into a new era

Thanks to Covit-19, the MOTH has had to look at alternate options to operate. Historically the MOTH at all levels, has physically got together to have meetings to discuss matters that need to be addressed. Tuesday the 12th May 2020, 19h00 saw the Full National Executive have a virtual meeting. All 10 members connected into […]

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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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MOTH OFFICE REMAINS CLOSED

The MOTH Office will remain closed to ensure the safety of the Office Staff,  and to conform to Covit 19 Lock Down Rules . Office Staff continue to work from home, and may be contacted via email for urgent assistance. Moth Stores will only be provided once the office is re opened. Most Units are […]

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Sunset Call: Moth George Willingh 9 March 2020

It is with regret that Battledress Shellhole was advised of the passing to Higher Service of Battledress Life Member and WW II Veteran Moth George P. van Willingh on 09 March. Well-liked and respected, George became a Moth on 01 September 1989, qualifying as a Life Member on 16 November 2016. Battledress Moths extend their condolences to […]

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Bakoven Cottages – National Lock Down

Due to the National lock-down to be enforced form midnight on 26 March till 16 April 2020, the Bakoven Custodian will unfortunately NOT be able to attend to administrative matters.  The Office is CLOSED for this period.  (The office is remote from the Custodian’s residence and not linked electronically). A number of cancellations have been […]

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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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Sunset Call: Moth Lionel Whittle 10-March-2020

Lionel was born in Mt.Fletcher 11/12/23. DOD 10/03/2020He joined the army in 1942 and saw service in Egypt and Italy with technical service corps. In September 1945 Lionel became a Moth at Fray-Bent-Us while he had a trading station in Mt.Fletcher. On moving to Matatiele Lionel found Fray-Bent-Us without a permanent home. From 1976 Lionel & two fellow Moths […]

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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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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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