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2 Regiment de la Rey

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2 Regiment de la Rey - (3 members)

Regiment de la Rey (RDLR) was originaly formed at Potchefstroom in 1934. It was renamed to Regiment Wes Transvaal in 1960, after which was changed back to RDLR in 1966. It participated in the Border War, espacially during Operation Packer in 1988, where a battalion was part of the 82nd Mechanied Brigade attack on the Tumpo Triangle at Cuito Cuanavale..Regiment De la Rey (RDLR) was named after the "Lion of the West", as General Koos de la Rey was known since the South African War.


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2nd Battalion, Regiment de la Rey Colours (as per Art Card, dated 1983) ...


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