Remember the FALLEN,
Recognise SERVICE..
- wear a POPPY
11 NOVEMBER
Remembrance Day
What is the POPPY Appeal?

Every year, for a couple of months leading up to and including November, volunteers, veteran organisations and schools, hand out paper Poppies in return collecting donations in support of military veterans and their families. 

Members of the public wear the poppies on their chest as a symbol of Remembrance of all Service men and women who fell or were injured in conflict.

It includes specific Remembrance events and activities, such as Remembrance Day - 11th November and Poppy Day, where the public is encouraged to participate and join veteran organisations in remembering those who have served and sacrificed in war.

This not only includes those that have served in World War I and II, but all those that have

served in any war and are still serving today, as well as their families.

Our Manifesto

We recognise military veterans who have served South Africa honourably.

We remember and salute the fallen.

We advocate peace and promote unity and nation building.

We do not discriminate.

We strive to uphold the wellbeing benefits of military veterans.

We defend the interests of military veterans.

We will collaborate with any like-minded body.

How can you help?

Volunteer your time or skills, attend our events, spread awareness or make a donation online.

The South African Legion welcomes

all forms of support from public,

corporate or commercial entities.

Who we are?

The South African Legion is a non-profit organisation that strives to be the leaders in maintaining the memory of the fallen, promoting unity of comradeship and safeguarding the wellbeing of all military veterans.

How can we help you?

Military veterans and their families are encouraged to contact the South African Legion

to assist them in securing their wellbeing.

Join our community of fellow veterans and become a member!

Don't forget to wear your POPPY to any remembrance event...

We shall remember

South African Legion Logo

Registered Non Profit Organisation No 000 623 NPO. Registered Public Benefit Organisation PBO.

A constituent member of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Service League. A member of the Council of Military Veterans’ Organisations of the RSA.

Copyright 2016 The South African Legion of Military Veterans. All Rights Reserved.

Founded in 1921 in Cape Town.   Patron-in-chief: President of South Africa.

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