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61 Mechanised Battalion Group

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61 Mechanised Battalion Group - (67 members)

61 Mechanised Infantry Battalion Group (61 MECH) [Afr: 61 Gemeganiseerde Bataljongroep] was a unit of the South African Infantry Corps. Although it was classed as mechanized infantry, it was a mixed force of infantry, armour and artillery. It was formed in 1978 as Battle Group Juliet (or Combat Group Juliet) [Afr: Veggroep Juliet] in South-West Africa as a force to prevent attacks on the region from SWAPO forces in southern Angola and was located at Omuthya in northern SWA.


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61 Mechanised Battalion Group - (67 members)

61 Mechanised Infantry Battalion Group (61 MECH) [Afr: 61 Gemeganiseerde Bataljongroep] was a unit of the South African Infantry Corps. Although it was classed as mechanized infantry, it was a mixed force of infantry, armour and artillery. It was formed in 1978 as Battle Group Juliet (or Combat Group Juliet) [Afr: Veggroep Juliet] in South-West Africa as a force to prevent attacks on the region from SWAPO forces in southern Angola and was located at Omuthya in northern SWA.


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15423Posted by

Dudley Wall
on 23 July

RE: 61 Mechanised Battalion Group

61 Mechanised Infantry Battalion Group...

YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1978
1
1979
3
1980
17
1981
5
1982
9
1984
1
1985
2
1987
6
1988
9
1989
2
1994
1
TOTAL:
56

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