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Pierre van Ryneveld

General Sir Hesperus Andrias van Ryneveld (2 May 1891 – 2 December 1972) was a South African military commander. [1]

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Airpower

Airpower or air power comprises the application of military strategy and strategic theory to the realm of aerial warfare.

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Andries Brink

Andries Jacob Brink (1877 – 1947) was a South African military commander and Lieutenant-General.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.

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British War Medal

The British War Medal is a campaign medal of the British Empire that was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in World War I. Two versions of the medal were produced, most struck in silver and a small number struck in bronze.

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Francis Hoare

Major-General Francis Richard Gurney Hoare (1879-1959) was a South African military commander.

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General officer

A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.

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Jan Smuts

Jan Christiaan Smuts OM CH DTD ED KC FRS PC (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher.

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Kempton Park, Gauteng

Kempton Park is a city on the East Rand in the Gauteng province, South Africa.

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King George V Coronation Medal

The King George V Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal made in 1911 to celebrate the coronation of King George V.

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King George VI Coronation Medal

The King George VI Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

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Leonard Beyers

Lieutenant General Leonard Beyers was a South African soldier.

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List of South African military chiefs

The following is a list of South African military chiefs.

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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No. 45 Squadron RAF

45 Squadron is a flying squadron of the Royal Air Force.

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Northern Cape

The Northern Cape (Noord-Kaap; Kapa Bokone) is the largest and most sparsely populated province of South Africa.

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Orange Free State

The Orange Free State (Oranje-Vrijstaat, Oranje-Vrystaat, abbreviated as OVS) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Pierre van Ryneveld Park

Pierre van Ryneveld Park is a suburb of Centurion in Gauteng Province, South Africa.

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa.

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Quintin Brand

Air Vice Marshal Sir Christopher Joseph Quintin Brand KBE, DSO, MC, DFC, (25 May 1893 – 7 March 1968) was a South African officer of the Royal Air Force.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Senekal

Senekal is a town situated on the banks of the Sand River in the eastern part of the Free State province of South Africa.

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Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Travers Harris, 1st Baronet (13 April 1892 – 5 April 1984), commonly known as "Bomber" Harris by the press, and often within the RAF as "Butcher" Harris, was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) RAF Bomber Command during the latter half of the Second World War.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Air Force

The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.

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South African National Defence Force

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) comprises the armed forces of South Africa.

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Suburb

A suburb is a residential area or a mixed use area, either existing as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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Union Defence Force (South Africa)

The Union Defence Force (UDF) was the military force of the Union of South Africa from 1 July 1912, when the Defence Act (No 13 of 1912) took effect, two years after the creation of the Union of South Africa, until 1957 when it was reorganised and renamed the South African Defence Force.

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Upington

Upington is a town founded in 1884 and located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, on the banks of the Orange River.

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Vickers Vimy

The Vickers Vimy was a British heavy bomber aircraft of the First World War and post-First World War era.

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Victory Medal (South Africa)

The Victory Medal (South Africa) is the Union of South Africa's version of the Victory Medal (United Kingdom), a First World War campaign medal of Britain and her colonies and dominions.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_van_Ryneveld

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