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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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Sunset Call Moth Trevor Floyd 11 June 2020

With great sadness Cape Western Provincial Dugout has to announce the passing to Higher Service of 19597 Moth Trevor Floyd (VRM, PMM, MMM) on Thursday the 11th of June 2020. Sincere condolences are extended to his widow Moth Daphne Floyd, family, friends and other comrades who served with him. Moth Floyd joined the Order at […]

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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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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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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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