8th South African Infantry

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8th South African Infantry
Years active:
Country: South Africa
Service: South African Overseas Expeditionary Force
Branch:
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1,000
Created:
Name1: 8th South African Infantry (Railways and Workers Regiment)[1]
Name1 Start:
Name1 End:
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Disbanded:
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References[edit]

  1. Great Britain - War Office (1916). The Monthly Army List for July, 1916. London: HMSO. p. 1986a.