South Africa / Union Defence Forces WW2 Medals come alive …WW2 Service Block numbers.. South African WW2 medals demystified.  Use this document to quickly determine what regiment, unit or branch of service a person enlisted in.

South Africa / Union Defence Forces WW2 Medals come alive …WW2 Service Block numbers.. South African WW2 medals demystified. Use this document to quickly determine what regiment, unit or branch of service a person enlisted in.

Whilst at high school my medal collecting ability was limited to an allowance and thus there was very little that I could afford. I could, however, afford single South African issue WW2 medals. These medals were identifiable to a specific person because the South...
Numbering and Naming of South African WW2 Medals

Numbering and Naming of South African WW2 Medals

South African WW2 service medal and campaign stars are almost unique in that they are officially named.  The British did not name their campaign medals. The decision to name the medals was made by the South African Union Defence Force Authorities to which we...