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24 Field Artillery Regiment
SANDF Artillery Formation emblem ver 2.png
24 Field Artillery Regiment emblem not documented so use made of Corps emblem
Active 1976
Country Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Allegiance
  • Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Republic of South Africa
Branch
Type Artillery
Size Regiment
Part of South African Army Artillery Corps
Army Conventional Reserve
Garrison/HQ Durban

24 Field Artillery Regiment was an artillery regiment of the South African Artillery.

OriginEdit

This unit was formed as 24 Field Artillery Regiment in 1976 and was based in Durban. As a composite unit, it's structure consisted of:

OperationsEdit

The regiment was added to the operational control of Natal Command. As a Citizen Force Regiment, its primary function was artillery support and it secondary function as infantry. The regiment di at least one tour of duty in South West Africa but mainly conducted training camps in northern Natal.

TraditionsEdit

Emblem designEdit

The regiment had a typical artillery tradition and instead of having colours considered its cannons its colours.

Commanding officersEdit

  • Commandant R. Pemberton

InsigniaEdit

Dress InsigniaEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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