Regiment Skoonspruit

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Regiment Skoonspruit
SADF Regiment Schoonspruit emblem
Regiment Skoonspruit emblem
Active 1966 – 1999
Country  South Africa
Allegiance
Branch
Type Infantry
Role Motorised Infantry
Size One Battalion
Part of South African Infantry Corps
Army Conventional Reserve
Garrison/HQ Orkney, North West Province
Motto(s) Robore et Vigilantia
Disbanded July 1999[1]
Commanders
First OC Commandant Kruger

Regiment Skoonspruit 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.

History[edit]

This Regiment was formed in 1966.

Leadership[edit]

The first commander was Commandant Kruger followed by:

  • Commandant Roodt,
  • Commandant Jacobs and
  • Lt. Colonel Campher.

Disbandment[edit]

The unit was disbanded in 1999.

Insignia[edit]

Dress Insignia[edit]

Regiment Schoonspruit stepout shoulder flash 
SADF Regiment Schoonspruit with Northwest Command Tupper Flash 
SADF Regiment Schoonspruit beret badge 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Defunct regiments of the Old SA Army, info needed please.". http://www.saairforce.co.za/. The SAAF Forum. 8 January 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2014.  External link in |website= (help)