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Regiment President Steyn

Floreat - Prosper; Vryheid, Getrouheid, Moed - Freedom, Faith, Courage

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Regiment President Steyn - (8 members)

Regiment President Steyn (RPS) was established on April 1, 1934, named for Marthinus Theunis Steyn, and raised in the Bloemfontein area. The unit was later converted to an armoured car regiment. In 1975 the regiment converted from armoured cars to tanks and formed part of 82 Mechanized Brigade. Its first active duty as a tank unit was when two squadrons took part in Operation Packer in March 1988


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1 Regiment President Steyn - (8 members)

Regiment President Steyn (RPS) was established on April 1, 1934, named for Marthinus Theunis Steyn, and raised in the Bloemfontein area. The unit was later converted to an armoured car regiment. In 1975 the regiment converted from armoured cars to tanks and formed part of 82 Mechanized Brigade. Its first active duty as a tank unit was when two squadrons took part in Operation Packer in March 1988


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Floreat - Prosper; Vryheid, Getrouheid, Moed - Freedom, Faith, Courage

 

 

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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1976
2
TOTAL:
2

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