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7 South African Infantry Battalion

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7 South African Infantry Battalion - (66 members)

7 SA Infantry Battalion (7 SAI) [Afr: 7 Suid-Afrikaanse Infanteriebataljon] was established at Bourke's Luck in 1973 as one of two new infantry battalions being established, the other being 8 South African Infantry Battalion. 7 SAI served as a training battalion for National Servicemen who were to be trained as infantry and deployed at various bases in the Operational Area. Not used as an independent unit, it supplied manpower to many cross-border operations. It was relocated to Phalaborwa in December 1979


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7 South African Infantry Battalion - (66 members)

7 SA Infantry Battalion (7 SAI) [Afr: 7 Suid-Afrikaanse Infanteriebataljon] was established at Bourke's Luck in 1973 as one of two new infantry battalions being established, the other being 8 South African Infantry Battalion. 7 SAI served as a training battalion for National Servicemen who were to be trained as infantry and deployed at various bases in the Operational Area. Not used as an independent unit, it supplied manpower to many cross-border operations. It was relocated to Phalaborwa in December 1979


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15157Posted by

Dudley Wall
on 30 June

RE: 7 South African Infantry Battalion

7 SA Infantry Battalion...

YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1977
1
1978
1
1979
2
1980
3
1982
2
1983
6
1984
3
1985
2
1986
3
1987
2
1988
1
1991
2
1994
1
TOTAL:
29

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