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35 Engineer Support Regiment
35 Engineer Support Regiment
35 Engineer Support Regiment
Active 1946 - present
Country Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
Allegiance
  • Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Republic of South Africa
  • Flag of South Africa.svg Republic of South Africa
Branch
Type Military engineering
Size Regiment
Part of South African Army Engineer Formation
Army Conventional
Garrison/HQ Dunnottar
Motto(s) Sustincere vincere est” support for victory
Colors Guardsman Red and Oxford Blue[1]
Engagements
Insignia
Collar Badge Bursting grenade with nine flames
Beret Colour Oxford blue
Engineers Company Emblems SANDF Engineers Company emblems
Engineers Beret Bar circa 1992 SANDF engineers beret bar

35 Engineer Support Regiment is a regiment of the South African Engineer Corps. The role of the unit is to be the depot of prime mission equipment for the engineer corps.[2]

HistoryEdit

OriginEdit

Originally established at Kroonstad as 35 Field Park Squadron but later renamed 35 Engineer Support Unit. The unit was moved to Mariedale near Springs and renamed 35 Engineer Support Regiment with the number 35 being replaced on its flash by the bee.

LeadershipEdit

  • Col Gerrit Janse van Vuuren[3]
  • Lt Col Sam Mbonani[4]

InsigniaEdit

Previous InsigniaEdit

SADF era 35 Engineer Support Regiment insignia

SADF era 35 Engineer Support Regiment insignia

ReferencesEdit

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