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118 Battalion

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118 Battalion - (1 members)

118 Battalion (118 BN) [Afr: 118 Bataljon] was established at Ellisras as one of nine regional African battalions to train black soldiers, each with a particular ethnic identity, which would serve under regional SADF commands. Troops for 118 SA Battalion were recruited from the self-governing territory of Lebowa and comprised of Sepedi soldiers from the Northern Transvaal. At first it fell under the command of the Group 45 Headquarters at Pietersburg but was later reorganized under the Group 14 Headquarters at Pietersburg, until the Group was amalgamated with Group 29 at Ellisras. The battalion was disbanded in 2006.


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118 Battalion - (1 members)

118 Battalion (118 BN) [Afr: 118 Bataljon] was established at Ellisras as one of nine regional African battalions to train black soldiers, each with a particular ethnic identity, which would serve under regional SADF commands. Troops for 118 SA Battalion were recruited from the self-governing territory of Lebowa and comprised of Sepedi soldiers from the Northern Transvaal. At first it fell under the command of the Group 45 Headquarters at Pietersburg but was later reorganized under the Group 14 Headquarters at Pietersburg, until the Group was amalgamated with Group 29 at Ellisras. The battalion was disbanded in 2006.


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