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The names of our soldiers killed in CAR - SANDF

Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga
27 March 2013

Defence Force says all members deceased were from 1 Parachute Battalion unit in Bloemfontein

SUBJECT: NAMES OF THE DECEASED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) would like to release the names of the heroes who died in the Central African Republic (CAR). Their names are as follows:

 

  • Corporal Mokgadi Darius Seakamela
  • Corporal Ntebaleng Andrew Mogorosi
  • Lance Corporal Daniel Sello Molara
  • Lance Corporal Lukas Mohapi Tsheke
  • Rifleman Lesego Maxwell Hertzog
  • Rifleman Zamani Jim Mxhosana
  • Rifleman Xolani Dlamini
  • Rifleman Vusumzi Joseph Ngaleka
  • Rifleman Karabo Edwin Matsheka
  • Rifleman Khomotso Paul Msenga
  • Rifleman Maleisane Samuel Thulo
  • Rifleman Motsamai William Bojane
  • Rifleman Thabiso Anthon Phirimana

 

In addition, the SANDF would like to report that the member who was reported missing in action has been found alive and is in good spirit.

All members deceased are from 1 Parachute Battalion unit in Bloemfontein.

The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Chief of the South African National Defence Force, Chief of Joint Operations and Chief of the SA Army wish to extend their sincerest condolences to friends and families of the deceased.

Statement issued by Defence Corporate Communication, March 26 2013

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No officers???
I wonder if the officers, in true cadre tradition, ran away when the first bullets started flying.

Maybe they were busy discussing the situation with Captain Morgan???

by Nightjar on March 28 2013, 19:13
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@ Nightjar
Quite right my man, so where were the P******* officers when this happened.
It's so typocal don't you know. There weren't any around and the General is now trying to pull the wool over our eyes. Just take a look at the young boys (not, in my . .more

by Rene' Gade. on April 01 2013, 17:15
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