10 October 2017

South Africa: Defence Holds Memorial and Wreath Laying Service for Fallen Military Police Members

press release

Memorial and wreath laying service for the fallen military police members at Military Police School Thaba Tshwane

The Provost Marshal of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Rear Admiral Mokgadi Maphoto will be honouring the men and women who lost their lives while serving in the SANDF as Military Police on Friday, 13 October 2017 at the Military Police School in Thaba Tshwane at 10h00.

Family members of the deceased soldiers will lay wreaths at the memorial site on the day.

The memorial is held annually to commemorate and honour those who lost their lives while serving in the Military Police. The memorial will be held in a form of a church service.

You are cordially invited to send a reporter and/or cameraperson to cover the memorial and wreath laying service.

Assigned journalists should confirm their attendance with Major Kuselwa Kutshwa, see contact details below.

Issued by: Department of Defence

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