The South African George Cross (GC) – From the Great Gale in Table Bay to The Woltemade Cross for Bravery in Gold….The highest Reward for Civilian Bravery.. details regarding the award, types, naming and numbering styles….

The South African George Cross (GC) – From the Great Gale in Table Bay to The Woltemade Cross for Bravery in Gold….The highest Reward for Civilian Bravery.. details regarding the award, types, naming and numbering styles….

South African Awards for Saving of Life and Property Medals for the saving of life have always held a great fascination for me.  Being brave goes with the job of being a soldier, and there are dedicated awards for bravery, however for one individual to save...
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...