75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana -1982

75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana -1982

In 1899 during the Anglo -Boer war Baden Powell was the Commanding officer of British Forces in Mafeking  and the Mafeking Cadet Corps was organised .They were deployed on message carrying duties – one stamp shows a cadet on Bicycle .  The Boys Scouts became active after the experimental camp at Brownsea Island in 1907.

On 27 Apr 1994 Bophuthatswana was reintegrated with South Africa.

A FDC with four stamps issued on 29 Jan 1982 to mark 75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana.

5c – Boy Scout 1982 , 15c -stamps of Mafeking/Siege of Mafeking , 20c – Scout Cadet 1907, 25c – Lord Baden Powell.

FDC BOPHUTHATSWANA SCOUTS
75 YEARS OF BOY SCOUT IN BOPHUTHATSWANA -1982

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