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202 Battalion - (7 members)

34/202 Battalion (202 BN) [Afr: 202 Bataljon] was founded at Rundu in 1975 as 1 Kavango Battalion, and then renamed to 34 Battalion (34 BN) [Afr: 34 Bataljon] in 1978. With the creation of SWATF in 1980 it was renamed to 202 Battalion. It performed the important mission of providing the main mobile reserve element for Sector 20 as well as protecting the main supply route to Rundu from Grootfontein. The unit was predominantly ethnic Kavango.


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10983Posted by

Charl Parkin
on 28 October

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10984Posted by

Charl Parkin
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10985Posted by

Charl Parkin
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11986Posted by

Charl Parkin
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RE: 202 Battalion

Short information / history of 202bn...

YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1980
2
1981
2
1982
5
1983
29
1984
17
1985
7
1986
7
TOTAL:
69

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