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Regiment Springs
SADF Regiment Springs emblem.jpg
Regiment Springs emblem
Active 1 March 1972
Allegiance
  • Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg South Africa
Branch
Size Battalion
Part of
Garrison/HQ Springs, East Rand
Battle honours

Regiment Springs 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.

HistoryEdit

OriginEdit

Regiment Springs was formed in March 1972 and descended from Regiment Oos Rand as its 2nd Battalion, which in turn was raised in January 1964 in Benoni. The regiment was relocated to Springs and took its current name in March 1972.

OperationsEdit

Regiment Springs saw service on Internal Security duties and border duty.[1]

DisbandmentEdit

The Regiment was disbanded in 1996.

Battle honoursEdit

Freedom of the CityEdit

LeadershipEdit

Regimental emblemsEdit

Dress InsigniaEdit

SADF Regiment Springs insignia

SADF Regiment Springs insignia

Roll of HonourEdit

ReferencesEdit

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