About the South African Legion

What does the Legion Stand for?

The Policy of the Legion:   The Legion is a National, non-sectarian and strictly non-partisan in relation to politics, charitable organisation..

The Mission of the Legion:   We are leaders in maintaining the memory of the Fallen and promoting unity of comradeship and safeguarding the interest and welfare of all ex-servicemen and -women.

The Legion's objects are:  To provide an organisation for ex-servicemen and women, veterans as well as those serving at present; to perpetuate the spirit of comradeship;  to safeguard their interests; to provide financial and other assistance for them and their dependants when in need;  to perpetuate the memory of those who gave their lives for their country in war or peace;  to negotiate with Government in matters affecting their interests.
We admit as members those who have served in the forces of the Union and Republic of South Africa, Umkhonto we Sizwe, APLA, AZANLA, or those of the former TBVC states. Commonwealth veterans, as well as persons sympathetic to the cause of the Legion, who are also welcomed in the Legion's ranks.

This page created on 17 July 2022