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Regiment Louw Wepener

Thaba Bosigo; Ons vir jou Suid Afrika - We for you South Africa

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Regiment Louw Wepener was established in Ladybrand on 1 April 1934, as one of six Afrikaans-speaking Citizen Force regiments and was a mechnised infantry unit. During World War 2 both it and Regiment De Wet were absorbed into Regiment President Steyn. In 1946, the regiment was resuscitated and in 1960 it became Regiment Oos-Vrystaat. The original designation was re-adopted in 1966 when it became a motorised infantry unit. The regiment served until well into the 1990s before it was disbanded on 1 April 1997 when the remaining members were incorporated into Regiment Bloemspruit.


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Regiment Louw Wepener - (0 members)

Regiment Louw Wepener was established in Ladybrand on 1 April 1934, as one of six Afrikaans-speaking Citizen Force regiments and was a mechnised infantry unit. During World War 2 both it and Regiment De Wet were absorbed into Regiment President Steyn. In 1946, the regiment was resuscitated and in 1960 it became Regiment Oos-Vrystaat. The original designation was re-adopted in 1966 when it became a motorised infantry unit. The regiment served until well into the 1990s before it was disbanded on 1 April 1997 when the remaining members were incorporated into Regiment Bloemspruit.


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Thaba Bosigo; Ons vir jou Suid Afrika - We for you South Africa

 

 

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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1978
1
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1
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