Former South African Defence Force Chief, General Jannie Geldenhuys, has died at the age of 83. Geldenhuys served as the Commander of the Defence Force between 1985 and 1990. He passed away this morning at a frail care facility specialising in Alzeimers and Dementia, in George in the Southern Cape. Geldenhuys is survived by his wife Marié and his children. A private ceremony will be held for him in Pretoria on the 20th of this month.