Orders, Decorations and Medals of South Africa

Links and Other References

Acknowledgements

Andrew Dinnes, Gary Gericke, Estelle Greeff, Mike Huxtable, Mark Mckee, and Dudley Wall, who have all contributed wonderful pictures and information.

Grateful thanks to Dix Noonan Webb and South African Military Badges and Insignia, who have allowed the use of pictures from their catalogue.

Links

South African Government - National Orders

South African Army - Former Forces Medals

South African Air Force - Decorations and Medals

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of South Africa Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3- Page 4 - Page 5 - Page 6 - Page 7

Antonio Prieto Barrio - Ribbons of Basotho, Bophuthatswana, Ciskei, Gazankulu, Lebowa, Venda and Non-Statutory Forces

David Devine - Rusty Knight: South African Medals

Jean-Paul leBlanc - Medals of South Africa

Arthur Radburn - South African Honours System - magnificently comprehensive history of medals throughout South Africa's history (Archived April 2012).

Saffer Wiki Project - South African military decorations

Yuri Yashnev - For Merit: South Africa

The Cape Town Highlanders - SANDF Decorations and Medals

Medalj - South Africa

Wikipedia - Orders, Decorations and Medals of South Africa

Text References

Alexander, E.G.M, Barron, G.K.B., and Bateman, A.J. (1986) South African Orders, Decorations and Medals, Human and Rousseau.

Fforde, J.P.I. and Monick, S. (1986) A guide to South African orders, decorations and medals and their ribbons, 1896-1985, South African National Museum of Military History.

Fourie, D. (2007) 'South Africa: The Order of Good Hope' Diplomacy & Statecraft 18(2):445-466.

Monick, S. (1988) Awards of the South African Uniformed Public Services 1922-87, South African Museum of Military History.

Monick, S. (1988) South African Military Awards 1912-1987, South African National Museum of Military History.

Monick, S. (1990) South African Civil Awards 1910-1990, South African National Museum of Military History.

Monick, S. (1993) 'The Enigmatic Order: The Order of the Star of South Africa' Scientia Militaria: South African Journal of Military Studies 23(1).

World Medals Index ODM of South Africa Text List Ribbons

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