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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... The following 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 ...
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