Members of 1 Bn who excelled in sport

NameSportAchievement
Col At SchoemanPentathlonSpringbok
Col Andre BestbierRugbyArmy
Col Anton van GraanBisley shootingSpringbok
Lt Nick du PlessisPractical shootingSpringbok
SSgt Willie O’NeilBisley shootingSpringbok
SSgt Harry FinlayBoxingProvincial: Golden Gloves (USA)
Serg Anton NicolaisenCross countrySpringbok
Kpl Stiaan MaraisBoxing
Willie KahtsRugbySpringbok
Danie GerberRugbySpringbok
Willie BoltonRugbyFree State
Jaco ReinachAthleticsSpringbok
Henning GerickeAthleticsSpringbok
Thys BadenhorstRugbyNorthern Transvaal
Eugene EloffRugbyBoland coach
John KnoxRugbyNorthern Transvaal
Vleis VisagieRugbySpringbok
Pote HumanRugbyFree State, EP
Eben JansenRugbySpringbok
Hermanus PotgieterRugbyFree State
Francois AnnandaleCross countrySpringbok
Kobus HuisamenKick boxingChampion
Boeta NelRugby
Japie WesselsRugby
Cpl Pieter du PlessisCamel Challenge
Hannes BothaRugbySpringbok
Eddie ConradieAthleticsMarathon
James HillsAthleticsMarathon
Nick BesterMarathonComrades
Jake SwartRugbyFree State, Northern Transvaal
Archie MooreRugbySWD, Free State
Taken with permission from the book, Rooiplaas! 1 Valskermbataljon compiled by Renier du Toit and Ronnie Claassen
Members of 1 Bn who excelled in sport
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