COMMEMORATION SERVICE AND WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT THE SADF WALL OF REMEMBRANCE ON SUNDAY, 26 MAY 2013
The annual commemoration service and wreath laying ceremony at the SA Defence Force Wall of Remembrance (at the Voortrekker Monument Heritage Site) will take place at 09h00 for 09h40 on Sunday, 26 May 2013.
Guests are cordially requested to arrive by not later than 09h00 and be seated by not later than 09h40.
Due to the interest in this service and the numbers attending, wreath laying will be limited to certain dignitaries, next-of-kin of deceased members and one representative per organisation or grouping. Provision will nevertheless be made for the laying of other private wreaths in group context.
You are also cordially invited to enjoy refreshments with the rest of the invited guests after the event.
A route map is available at www.voortrekkermon.org.za. Please move around the Voortrekker Monument in an anti-clockwise direction to the designated parking areas.
The dress for the occasion is as follows: Robes of office or Dress 1.A (military participants).
Dress 1.B (military spectators) or Lounge Suit or Association Dress with orders, decorations and medals (civilians and military veterans). Hats are optional for ladies, but are recommended for own protection.
In order to facilitate correct seating and wreath laying arrangements, you are cordially requested to complete the enclosed RSVP form fully and to return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 086 615 9587 by not later than 15 May 2013.
You are cordially requested to pass this invitation on to other interested persons, please. They are to please confirm their attendance to Thea beforehand to facilitate provision for them on the seating plan. You could also pass their contact details on to Thea, so that a formal invitation could be sent to them.
Maj Gen (Ret) GN Opperman
The Heritage Foundation
Tel no: 012 325 7885/323 9050
Fax no: 086 615 9587