South Africa: Pro Patria Medal

Pro Patria Medalje

Ribbon: Orange with blue edge stripes and a double white central stripe.

Instituted: 1974.
Discontinued: 27 April 2003.

Awarded: For a minimum of 60 days (later 55 days) service in the prevention or suppression of terrorism and, after 1977, in defence of South Africa or for death or being wounded in combat.

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