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Calvinia Commando

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Calvinia Commando was one of the original Boer commandos dating from before the Boer War. As one of the Cape Commandos, they were not called up for the Rebellion but did serve against the Germans in G.S.W.A. from their mobilisation in October 1914 until May 1915. In Febuary 1915 the Calvinia-Kenhardt Commando was formed out of the following Commandos: Louw's Calvinia Commando., Pretorius' Calvinia Commando., the Kenhardt Commando., and Vermaas's Scouts. During the SADF-period the commando fell under the command of the Group 22 Headquarters in Kimberley, which was part of the Northern Cape Command. The commando was closed down in 2006.


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Calvinia Commando - (1 members)

Calvinia Commando was one of the original Boer commandos dating from before the Boer War. As one of the Cape Commandos, they were not called up for the Rebellion but did serve against the Germans in G.S.W.A. from their mobilisation in October 1914 until May 1915. In Febuary 1915 the Calvinia-Kenhardt Commando was formed out of the following Commandos: Louw's Calvinia Commando., Pretorius' Calvinia Commando., the Kenhardt Commando., and Vermaas's Scouts. During the SADF-period the commando fell under the command of the Group 22 Headquarters in Kimberley, which was part of the Northern Cape Command. The commando was closed down in 2006.


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19262Posted by

Manuel Ferreira
on 7 February

RE: Calvinia Commando

Former Calvinia Commando. Nowadays used by the local Town Council....

19263Posted by

Manuel Ferreira
on 7 February

RE: Calvinia Commando

Calvinia Commando National Colour....

19264Posted by

Manuel Ferreira
on 7 February

RE: Calvinia Commando

Calvinia Commando flag...

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