|7 South African Infantry Battalion|
|Active||1 October 1973|
|Branch||South African Infantry Corps|
History[edit | edit source]
7 SAI was established on Ocotber 1, 1973 at Bourke's Luck, Eastern Transvaal (Mpumalanga) by Commandant Eddie Webb. The first national servicemen began training in 1974. The unit would relocate to Phalaborwa in 1981. 7SAI took part in Operation Boleas in 1998 in Lesotho to restore order after an army coup. In 2002, the unit took part in the Africa peace mission to restore stability in Burundi.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Fact file: 7 SA Infantry Battalion". defenceWeb. http://www.itweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=134373. Retrieved 14 May 2014.
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