Horace & Norman, standing middle, selected for the Springbok Soccer Team to play England at Old Kingsmead in 1939. They are flanked by eldest brother Bernie, left, a Natal Water Polo player, ex National Surf Lafesaving Champion and Natal Light-Heavyweight Boxing Champion, and Cyril, also an accomplished Natal Polo player and swimmer. He was captured at Tobruk in 1942 and as a POW spent time in Italian and Polish camps.Sister, Pat, seated next to “Ma” was destined to captain the Springbok women‘s Hockey team in the 1950’s and to marry 1949 Springbok Rugby Captain Felix Du Plessis, parents of Morne, also of Bok Captaincy fame.
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