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Witwatersrand Rifles

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Witwatersrand Rifles - (6 members)

The Witwatersrand Rifles was established in Germiston on 1 May 1903 by merging the Railway Pioneer Regiment and the Rand Rifles. It served in Damaraland and in the north of German South West Africa in 1914-1915 and served with Regiment Botha in Egypt in 1942, and with Regiment de la Rey in the Apennines in 1945. From 1976 to 1986 the unit was involved in the Border War. In 1981 it converted to mechanised infantry.


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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1977
1
1980
1
TOTAL:
2
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