Woltemade Decoration for Bravery

  • Decoration instituted on 20 May 1970.
  • Decoration awarded to South African citizens who performed acts of conspicuous bravery within or beyond the borders of the Republic of South Africa, and also to non-citizens who had distinguished themselves in this manner in the Republic or in territories belonging to or administered by the Republic, or who elsewhere and in the face of extreme danger had saved the lives of South African citizens or protected property belonging to the Republic, or endeavoured to do so.
  • Decoration have two classes: gold and silver.



South African Civil honours