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Medals and Decorations of the South African Defence Force (SADF)


 


SOUTHERN AFRICAN MEDAL
(1989) For participation in military operations outside South Africa and South West Africa, between 1 April 1976 and 21 March 1990, including the 1987-88 Angola campaign. Awarded in addition to the Pro Patria Medal. Criteria: (Rule 5 of G.G. 12907 dated 21/12/1990) The medal was awarded to Officers and other ranks of the South African Defence Force or any other armed forces attached to or serving with or rendering service to the South African Defence Force, whilst on service in the defence of the Republic, on service in the prevention or suppression of terrorism and who have taken part in an operation conducted across the borders of. the Republic of South Africa or South West Africa or who outside the said borders took part in actions in preparations for or in support of such operations and during which such member was exposed to the risk of danger of loss of life, or of being wounded or of being taken prisoner by the enemy.
Posted by

ivigor
on 22 May

RE: SOUTHERN AFRICAN MEDAL

Copy of an article published in PARATUS Vol 42 No 8 August 1991
Posted by

ivigor
on 22 May

RE: SOUTHERN AFRICAN MEDAL

Copy of an article published in PARATUS Vol 42 No 8 August 1991
 
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