RHODESIAN THANKSGIVING REMEMBRANCE DAY 11th November Flame lilies grow in the ‘Hondo’ valley, where brave soldiers fought and fell, They witnessed courageous young men fight to the very gates of Hell. Like the crimson poppies of Flanders field, let Rhodesians always recall, We too have a flower of great beauty that witnessed brave Rhodesians fall.
SS Mendi set sail from Cape Town 100 years ago She never returned. Neither did most of the men aboard her. They answered the call to defend Britain during WW1 but most never made it. They were taken by the icy waters of the English Channel before they could reach France, their final destination. We