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Regiment Botha

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Regiment Botha - (2 members)

Regiment Botha was established at Ermelo on 1 Apr 1934. It was named after the Prime Minister and Boer general. The unit was destroyed by the Deutsches Afrika Korps on Totensontag, November 23, 1941. The survivors were reorganised as 2 Regt Botha was back at full strength by April 1942. In 1951 2 Regt Botha became the Regiment Christiaan Beyers, a motorised infantry regiment of the Active Citizen Force. From 1960 to 1966, Regiment Botha was called Regiment Pongola


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Regiment Pongola - (2 members)

Regiment Botha was established at Ermelo on 1 Apr 1934. It was named after the Prime Minister and Boer general. The unit was destroyed by the Deutsches Afrika Korps on Totensontag, November 23, 1941. The survivors were reorganised as 2 Regt Botha was back at full strength by April 1942. In 1951 2 Regt Botha became the Regiment Christiaan Beyers, a motorised infantry regiment of the Active Citizen Force. From 1960 to 1966, Regiment Botha was called Regiment Pongola


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11392Posted by

Bjorn Pohlmann
on 11 January

RE: Regiment Botha

Strange to see a star as emblem of a SA unit, usually associated with communism.
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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1992
1
TOTAL:
1
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