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102 Battalion

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102 Battalion - (10 members)

102 Battalion (102 BN) [Afr: 102 Bataljon] was formed in Kaokoland in 1978 as the Kaokoland Company [Afr: Kaokoland-kompanie]. It was expanded into 37 Battalion (37 BN) [Afr: 37 Bataljon] in 1979, after a SWAPO incursion in to the area. It was renamed to 102 Battalion as part of the newly formed SWATF. By 1989 it had 4 companies at Opuwa, Okongwati, and Ehoriba. One company took part in Operation Protea in 1981; and several other externals including Operation Askari in 1983, and Operation Excite in 1988.


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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1980
1
1981
4
1982
5
1983
5
1984
1
1985
2
1986
5
1987
6
1988
5
TOTAL:
34

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