The South African
Military History Society

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Krygshistoriese Vereniging



South African Museums and Societies

South African Military History Society
http://samilitaryhistory.org


Ditsong (South African) National Military History Museum


South African Air Force Museum


South African Maritime Museum


S.A. Naval Museum


Museum of the Boer Republics


Castle Military Museum


Chavonnes Battery Museum
Physical address - V & A Waterfront, Cape Town


For comprehensive information on KwaZulu Natalís Battlefields Route, visit their official website www.battlefields-route.co.za


Dundee Museum


Ladysmith Siege Museum


Ladysmith Historical Society


Lichtenburg Museum


McGregor Museum


Port Shepstone Maritime Museum


Simon's Town Museum

Street Address:

Postal Address: Directions: Take main road to Simon's Town, via Fish Hoek or Ou Kaapse Weg. Court Road is the second turning Left, after the Simon's Town Station. The Simon's Town Museum is situated next to St Francis Church.

Telephone: 021-786-3046
Fax: 021-786-2391

Hours of opening: Monday to Friday: 9h00 - 16h00
Saturday: 10h00 - 13h00
Sunday & Public Holidays: 11h00 - 15h00

Brief history: The Simon's Town Museum was established in 1977 by the Simon's Town Historical Society (Friends of the Simon's Town Museum) to collect and preserve the history of the Simon's Town community, past and present, with emphasis on its immense diversity of origins, cultures and religions and to highlight the significant role played by the Simon's Town community in maritime and global history and their connections to the VOC; Royal Navy and other nations around the world.

Specialisation:
* Cultural diversity and origins of the Simon's Town people
* Devastation of our community through the Group Areas Act
* Cur links to international history and the slave trade

Some of our Exhibitions:
The People of Simon's Town
The Anglo-Boer Prisoner-of-War Camp
Simon's Town's Participation in the World Wars
The Royal Navy in Simon's Town
The Just Nuisance Story
The Slave Cells


SA Council for Military Veterans Organisations (CMVO)

The Reserve Force Council is a parliamentary statutory body established in the Defence Act to represent the Reserve Forces in the SANDF.

E-mail: godfreyg@iafrica.com
Website: http://www.rfc.za.org


South African National Archives

Records of births deaths and property ownership in general plus some military service records before about 1913.


SA War Graves Records

 South African War Graves (SA Heritage Resources Agency)

 Commonwealth War Graves Commission (South Africa)

MIBISA (Military Burials In South Africa) Archive Project

South African War Graves Project


The Boksburg Historical Association


SA Military Service Records

Individual soldier's service records


SA Legion


War Games association


South African Arms & Ammunition Collectors Association


Genealogical Society of South Africa


International Sites with SA interests