SWATF 912 Battalion emblem
|Country||Namibia, South Africa|
|Branch||South Africa Army,|
|Part of||South West African Territorial Force|
|Motto(s)||Usque Ad Finem “To the very end”|
|Part of the South West African Territorial Force|
|SWATF Regiment Erongo beret badge|
Regiment Erongo was formed in January 1980 as 912 Battalion and part of 91 Brigade of the South West Africa Territory Force. 91 SWA Brigade was a Reaction Force with its base at Windhoek, in sector 40. It acted as a mobile reserve to support SWATF operations in Sectors 20 in northern Namibia and was modelled on the SADF motorised brigade.
2 SWA Specialist Unit was formed in 1987 out of the parachute company of Regiment Erongo.
Regiment Erongo was disbanded upon the independence of Namibia in 1990-91.
Roll of HonourEdit
05 Mar 1980: 72208721BT Rifleman Johannes Jacobus Maass from Regiment Erongo was Killed in Action during a contact with PLAN insurgents in Northern Owamboland. He was 24.
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- Helmoed-Romer Heitman (Author), Paul Hannon (Illustrator), Modern African Wars (3): South-West Africa (Men-At-Arms Series, 242), Osprey Publishing (November 28, 1991) ISBN 1-85532-122-X.
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