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Regiment Piet Retief
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SANDF Regiment Piet Retief emblem

SANDF Regiment Piet Retief emblem

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Active 1 January 1964 to present
Country 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 Infantry
Role Light infantry
Size One battalion
Part of South African Infantry Corps
Army Conventional Reserve
Garrison/HQ Port Elizabeth Humewood
Insignia
Company level Insignia SA Army Company Insignia
SA Motorised Infantry beret bar circa 1992
SA motorised infantary beret bar

SA Motorised Infantry beret bar

Regiment Piet Retief is an infantry regiment of the South African Army. As a reserve unit, it has a status roughly equivalent to that of a British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit.

History Edit

The unit is named after a Voortrekker leader.

Regimental Symbols Edit

The units emblem is the tough Aloe plant, the Eastern Cape is known for.

Battle honours Edit

None known

References Edit

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