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Regiment Port Natal
Regiment Port Natal emblem
Regiment Port Natal emblem
Active 1969
Country Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
  • Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Republic of South Africa
Type Infantry
Role Motorised Infantry
Size One Battalion
Part of South African Infantry Corps
Army Conventional Reserve
Garrison/HQ Durban
Motto(s) “oppugnamus” attack

Regiment Port Natal was a motorised infantry regiment of the South African Army. It formed part of the South African Army Infantry Formation. As a reserve unit, it had a status roughly equivalent to that of a present-day British Army Reserve or United States Army National Guard unit.


In 1969, Durban Regiment was instructed to transfer all Afrikaans speaking unit members to a newly formed unit, Regiment Port Natal.[1]

Regiment Port Natal saw active service on internal security duties in the Natal Province.

Regiment Port Natal was assigned to 84 Motorised Brigade.

Regiment Port Natal was eventually amalgamated with Durban Light Infantry Regiment in the 1980s.


Dress InsigniaEdit

SADF Regiment Port Natal insignia ver 2

SADF Regiment Port Natal insignia


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