Our upcoming events:

Saturday  16 February   05:45 for 06:00

BIRD WALK  with the Northern Gauteng Birdlife  group
Leader: Marna Buys

Cost:   R 50  + R10 for parking/security
Venue :  Smuts House Museum, Smuts Ave, off Nellmapius Rd, Irene.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL:   Cheryl : 083 376 1734  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                                        or Sue :  082 959 6316  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Supper Talk:   Thursday 21 February  18:00 for 18:30

Commander M. Adeel Carelse MMM  will do a presentation on the

Creation of the Coloured Battalion and the first GOC of 1 SA Coloured Corps

Commander Carelse is a direct descendant of 688 SGT Charles Henry Carelse DCM who was decorated for valour at the Battle of Square Hill.

The GOC of the South African Expeditionary Force (Lt General JC Smuts)  was called into action at the Battle of the Refuji Delta and at the final battle in Palestine, The Battle of Square Hill.   Genl Smuts was re-appointed to the Imperial War Cabinet in London just after the Battle of the Refugi Delta and he handed command of the South African Forces to Brig General Tighe.

After the victorious campaign in German East Africa, the 1 SACC was sent back to Kimberley to re-entrain and rest and recuperate.   Thereafter the Battalion joined up with the Forces of General Sir Edmund Allenby in Palestine culminating in the victory at the Battle of Square Hill which celebrated it's  Centennial Memorial Service 20 September 2018.

COST:  Members:  R120   Visitors:  R150
*NB    Reservations close  noon on   Tues 19
Venue :  Smuts House Museum, Smuts Ave, off Nellmapius Rd, Irene.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL:   Cheryl : 083 376 1734  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                                        or Sue :  082 959 6316  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We want to be cashless.  so all  payment by EFT please.  
Your assistance would be appreciated:
 If you are unable to do EFT please advise so we can make suitable arrangements.

Banking details for Friends of Smuts House:

Bank:                       Nedbank, Centurion
Account Name:       Friends of the General Smuts Foundation
Branch Code:          162145
Account No:            1621173909
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NB: Please forward proof of payment for our records to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or  sms to 0833761734

Chairlady Event Bookings Membership
MARION MENGELL CHERYL DEHNING CILLA TAYLOR
Cell: 083 455 1736 Cell: 083 376 1734 Tel.:012 667 4924
mwmwmd@mweb.co.za friends@smutshouse.co.za confplan@iafrica.com