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1 Signal Regiment

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1 Signal Regiment - (18 members)

1 Signal Regiment [Afr: 1 Seinregiment] was established in Potchefstroom on 26 Jan 1940, as 10 Bde Sig Company. It was re-designated 10 SA Bde Sig Sqn in 1943. After returning to Pietermaritzburg, the unit was re-designated 10 Arm Bde Sig Sqn,.and moved to 1 Arm Grp HQ at Barberton. At the end of WWII the unit became a PF unit based in Potchefstroom until 1957, when it became a training wing to the Sch of Sigs in Voortrekkerhoogte. In 1962 it was re-designated 10 Sig Trng Sqn. In 1964 it became an independent training sqn re-designated 1 Sig Trng Regt until 1 Nov 1969, when it was re-designated 1 Sig Regt. It was moved to Heidelberg in 1973, together with the Sch of Sigs. In 1979 the unit again became part of the Sch of Sigs at the Army Gym, and was re-designated NSM Training Branch. On 1 Jan 1986 the designation reverted back to 1 Sig Regt. In 1997, the regiment was moved to Pretoria as an independent tactical unit.


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11826Posted by

Wiiliam Frost
on 15 April

RE: 1 Signal Regiment

Does anybody have a regimental photo of the 1971 or 1972 january intake?...

11840Posted by

Jose Sacadura
on 16 April

RE: 1 Signal Regiment

1 Signals Regiment 1972......

YearNumber of members on Roll Of Honour
1963
1
TOTAL:
1
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