Phillip Erasmus celebrates his 100th birthday with his sister Soraya Abrahams (formerly known as Dinah Sophia Geland), 88.

A South African war veteran, who fought in the second World War, and now lives in Lentegeur Phillip Erasmus celebrated his 100th birthday with family and friends on Saturday August 31. He has seven children, 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.