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1 Reconnaissance Commando

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1 Reconnaissance Commando - (5 members)

1 Reconnaissance Commando (1 RC) [Afr: 1 Verkennings-kommando (1 VK)] was established at Oudtshoorn in 1972. This was the first Special Forces unit formally established in South Africa. In 1974, 1 Reconnaissance Commando relocated to Durban. The Commando was upgraded to a regiment on 1 January 1981 and redesignated as 1 Reconnaissance Regiment (1 RR) [Afr: 1 Verkennings-regiment (1 VR)].


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YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1974
2
1975
2
1976
4
1977
6
1978
5
1979
2
1980
5
TOTAL:
26
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