61 Mech

Recordal of the history of 61 Mech

This website serves to record the events in the history of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group, during operations as well as during the terms of service, which touched the lives of many young men and forged a bond of brotherhood between them, irrespective of their background, culture or upbringing.

Your stories and photos

You are invited to tell your story by subscribing to the 61 Mech Veterans Association and submitting you stories and photos to the webmaster. These stories and photos relating to the operations and terms of service will only be accessible to subscribed members of the Veterans Association.

Publication of a book about 61 Mech

The intention is to eventually use these stories and photos to supplement a book or books that will be written on the history and achievements of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group.

Latest Articles

How did this all start?

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During 2006 two former platoon commanders, who served in 1981 with Bravo Company at 61 Mech, met up with each other again for the first time since their military days.

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61 Mech Veterans Association Regalia

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If you are a paid up member of the 61 Mech Veterans Association you are entitled to purchase the 61 MVA regalia and it will be sent to you at a cost of R99 to your nearest Postnet and if there is no Postnet for R99 to your physical address by Aramex:

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61 Meg Veteranevereniging Kleredrag

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As jou ledegeld vir die 61 Meg Veteranevereniging op datum is kan jy die volgende 61 MVV klerasie items bestel en ons stuur dit af na jou naaste Postnet toe teen R99 Postnetkostes of as daar nie 'n Postnet in jou dorp is nie teen R99 met Aramex na jou fisiese adres toe

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Verblyf vir 61 Meg veterane oor die naweek van 19 en 20 Augustus 2016 by die Tuishuis gastehuis in Centurion

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Elke jaar is daar manne en vroue wat van ver af reis om deel te wees van die 61 Meg Veteranevereniging se jaarvergadering, gedenkdiens en voorlegging. Die Tuishuis gastehuis in Centurion naby die Jeanlaanafrit het vir die 61 Meg Veteranevereniging spesiale pryse vir verblyf op Vrydag 19 Augustus en Saterdag 20 Augustus beskikbaar gestel, maar dan moet ons vinnig spring en ons besprekings maak voor die einde van April

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