|Regiment North Natal|
Regiment North Natal emblem
|Garrison/HQ||PaulPietersburg, Vryheid, Newcastle|
|Motto(s)||Libertatem tenemus (Hold Freedom)|
|First Officer Commanding||Commandant Willie Stumph|
|Ceremonial chief||Lt Colonel Ferdie Alberts|
Regiment North Natal was an infantry battalion of the South African Army. As a reserve force unit, it had a status roughly equivalent to that of a British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit.
The regiment was renamed Regiment North Natal in 1961 and its headquarters was moved to Vryheid. Members served in Owamboland in northern South West Africa from 1976 to 1980. The headquarters was finally moved again to Newcastle around 1980.
The regiment served in numerous deployments in the Border War in SWA/Namibia where 4 active companies and about 800 Citizen Force members served in the operational and border areas.
Democratic elections of 1994Edit
In 1994 the regiment provided reaction force support to the police for South Africa’s first democratic elections.
Regiment North Natal was disbanded in 1997.
Freedom of the CityEdit
Freedom of Vryheid in 1961.
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