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Regiment Westelike Provincie

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Regiment Westelike Provincie - (1 members)

Regiment Westelike Provinsie (with an "s")(RWP) was raised at Stellenbosch on 1 Apr 1934. In 1940 it was used to form 5th Armoured Fighting Vehicle Regiment and converted to armour. In 1949 it became Regiment Onze Jan and in 1960 it converted back to infantry as Regiment Boland (RB). The 1st Bn of RB reverted back to RWP in 1974, based in Cape Town. It served in Angola in 1976, and several tours of duty in the Border War. In 1983 it was renamed to Regiment Westelike Provincie (with a "c")


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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1976
1
1977
6
1983
1
TOTAL:
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