[flag of South Africa of 1912] The Red Ensign's most prominent moment was probably when General Louis Botha, former Commandant-General of the Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek forces, later Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa and Commander-in-Chief of the Union forces, hoisted it over Windhoek (in the then German South West Africa), after capturing that town from the Germans in 1915.
Nelson Mandela Born: Rolihlahla Mandela 18 July 1918 Mvezo, Cape Province, Union of South Africa Died: 5 December 2013 (aged 95) Johannesburg, South Africa Resting place: Mandela Graveyard Qunu, Eastern Cape
Official photographer -- Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No. 234 Squadron SAAF. -- High quality art prints, canvases -- Imperial War Museum Prints