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...
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...