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54 Battalion - (8 members)

54 Battalion (54 BN) [Afr: 54 Bataljon] was formed as one of a few Modular Battalions in 1976. It was based at Eenhana in SWA with a core of Permanent Force officers and NCOs on 2- to 4-year tours, and National Servicemen in their second year of service. Sub-units were attached according to the varying requirements, and that's why it was referred to as `modular'. 54 Battalion's main responsibility was to secure the area around Eenhana.


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54 Battalion - (8 members)

54 Battalion (54 BN) [Afr: 54 Bataljon] was formed as one of a few Modular Battalions in 1976. It was based at Eenhana in SWA with a core of Permanent Force officers and NCOs on 2- to 4-year tours, and National Servicemen in their second year of service. Sub-units were attached according to the varying requirements, and that's why it was referred to as `modular'. 54 Battalion's main responsibility was to secure the area around Eenhana.


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15553Posted by

Dudley Wall
on 7 August

RE: 54 Battalion

The modular battalions: 54 Battalion at Eenhana...

YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1987
2
1988
2
TOTAL:
4
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