South African Irish Regiment

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

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October 1 - Births
2004) 1915 – Jerome Bruner, American cognitive psychologist 1917 – Cahal Daly, Irish archbishop (d. 2009) 1922 – Kim Ki-young, South Korean director (d. 2001) 1928 – Laurence Harvey, Lithuanian-South African actor (d ...
South African Irish Regiment - Battle Honours
... Battle Honours have been awarded to the regiment South West Africa 1914 - 1915 East Africa 1940 - 1941 Mega Western Desert 1941 - 1943 Sidi Rezegh Note As the regiment was virtually wiped out during the fighting ...

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