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Honoris Crux may refer to one of five South African military decorations; a set of four classes of Honoris Crux decorations, the Honoris Crux Diamond, Honoris Crux Gold, Honoris Crux Silver and Honoris Crux of 1975, which together replaced the discontinued Honoris Crux of 1952.[1]

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defenceWeb
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 06:08:57 -0800

Far too often Border War soldiers exaggerate their experiences but Stadler remains steadfastly down to earth and pragmatic in his account. “Despite the Honoris Crux on my chest and a whole stack of certificates and commendations, I have been the ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:00:00 -0700

Koos Stadler is a former Special Forces colonel in the SANDF and a recipient of the Honoris Crux (bronze) for bravery. He was involved in numerous strategic operations behind enemy lines for five years of the Border War as a member of one of the Recces ...
 
defenceWeb
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:48:11 -0700

Honoris Crux Silver/ Honoris Crux Silwer (HCS). The decoration may be awarded to members of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by performing exceptional deeds of bravery, against an armed enemy, while in great danger of life. A bar may be ...
 
News24
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:30:00 -0700

We got medals, yes Honoris Crux pinned on, post mortem in some cases with the strong and trusted hands of PW Botha. We learned to live ironically, my generation, we couldn't do otherwise, we had to, to survive. Shut your trap, listen when you get ...

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defenceWeb
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 05:09:04 -0700

There are tales or bravery and heroism, many rewarded by the Honoris Crux, and there are also interesting recollections of different bases, different places and the humorous side of life, be it in theatre during conflict or on base in peacetime. It ...
 
DefenceWeb (press release)
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 22:26:26 -0800

Honoris Crux Silver/ Honoris Crux Silwer (HCS). The decoration may be awarded to members of the SANDF who have distinguished themselves by performing exceptional deeds of bravery, against an armed enemy, while in great danger of life. A bar may be ...

Independent Online

Independent Online
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 07:36:39 -0700

... in the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879; the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Cross from Great Britain; the Dekoratie voor Trouwe Dienst, awarded to Boer forces of 1899–1902; the Iron Cross of Germany; the Honoris Crux of the Republic of South ...
 
DefenceWeb (press release)
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0800

Established as 1 SA Infantry Training Battalion at Oudtshoorn (hence the ostrich feathers on the unit insignia) on January 26, 1951, the unit became part of the infantry corps with its establishment in January 1954. The unit was reconstituted as 1 SA ...
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