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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:16 pm

:) It is worthwhile reading this Topic again ("LEST WE FORGET"), maybe add and continue with it. (All 13 Pages.) :wink:
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby gjorgi » Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:57 pm

The sad passing of the legend called Oom Ted Whitfield lead me to this topic and what a gem of a topic!! Absolutely facinating reading!! Love it!!

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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby Lepardfan » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:05 am

This is by far one of the best topics I have read on this forum.

Well done gmlsmit, your hard work and knowledge are much appreciated by writing this topic. :thumbs_up:
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby gmlsmit » Tue Nov 17, 2015 2:41 pm

gmlsmit wrote:Introduction.

This inscription may be read on many cenotaphs commemorating those brave ones who made the ultimate sacrifice during combat.

I thought it applicable to this part of the forum; about those who made what we enjoy today, what many of us regard as our heritage, something very special which we all should treasure and respect, belonging to all SOUTH AFRICANS – the KRUGER NATIONAL PARK.

Something that was handed over to Mother Nature to take care of by the Great Creator of which we now also are Fellow Custodians.

What I have posted here is done with the kind cooperation of many participants, who have and still are spending many hours of their time, sharing the history of their great passion, with me.

What amazed me was their willingness to participate, for this I thank every one of them.

The Rangers.
The Ladies.
Dr Rocco Knobel.
Decoration for Bravery.
Prof. Dr. FC Eloff.
Ampie Espag
Ben Pretorius.
Fanie Botha
G.L. van Rooyen.
The Orpen Family.
Herbert Lang.
Hennie Carlson.
Ted Whitfield
Lynn Van Rooyen
Douw Swanepoel.
Louis Olivier
Zirk Kruger.
Dr. VALERIUS DE VOS.
Anthrax.
Dr. Freek Venter
Oom Hans Meyer.
A M Brynard.
G.A. Robinson
Tertius Minnie
Ben Lamprecht
Mike English
Man’s Best Friend.
Harold Mockford.
Gus Adendorff
H.S. Caldecott.
Dr. Ian Player
Trix Olivier.
H A Schreiber
Daniël Mabasa.
Irene Grobler
Johan Kloppers
Dr. Eddie Young
Dr. Ian Player Receives Peter H. Capstick Hunting Heritage Award
Herman v/d Veen
Butch Smuts
Stephan Stephansen
J A B Sandenbergh
Johan Sithole.
Corporal Nombolo Mdluli
Dr. Roy Bengis.
The Selati Railway line
I participate because I care - CUSTOS NATURAE
No to Hotels in and commercialization of our National Parks.
No to Legalized Rhino and Lion trade.
Done 151 visits to National Parks.
What a wonderful privilege.

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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:32 pm

Gmlsmit :clap: :thumbs_up:

A must to read all. :clap: :thanx:
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby hilda » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:16 pm

A wealth of information in this topic! Thanks gmlsmit! :clap: :clap:
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby salamanda » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:58 pm

Wow!

I haven't had time to read all this yet, GMLSmit; I haven't come across the topic before, but what a wealth of stories, and I really look forward to going back to it. You have practically written a book. . . . Congratulations and thank you for all the hard work and research. Please add some more if you can!

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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:43 am

Gmlsmit this is my favourite thread :thumbs_up: Thank you.
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby normana53 » Thu Nov 26, 2015 8:18 am

What an amazing treasure! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Dreaming of our next SANParks adventure
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Re: LEST WE FORGET

Unread postby Tessa G » Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:44 pm

Thank you so much....

I have just found this thread and have only reached page 2, but am enthralled with the stories of all these wonderfully, brave people that are the backbone of our beloved KRUGER NATIONAL PARK.
Dec 2016/Jan 2017 - Letaba, Shingwedzi, Olifants, Tamboti, Biyamiti
CURRENT TR: 23 DAYS WITH TESSA & DAVE - FROM HEAD TO TAIL DEC 2015

TR: 11 DAYS BACK HOME IN KRUGER WITH TESSA AND DAVE 2014/2015


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