Fact file: Infantry School


The Infantry School, now at Oudtshoorn, was established in November 1953, after a chequered career dating back to the South African Military School in Bloemfontein, established in 1912. It is the Infantry’s “centre of excellence” and offers a number of infantry-specific courses to regulars and Reservists.

Current role: Corps school.

Current base: Oudtshoorn

Battle honours: none

Motto: Exerce Perfectioni (Strive for excellence)