Honoris Crux Silver


This decoration is awarded for performing exceptional deeds of bravery while in great danger of life.

The decoration may be awarded to members of the Defence Force who have distinguished themselves
by performing exceptional deeds of bravery against an armed enemy, while in great danger of life.

A bar may be awarded for a successive similar achievement.

The recipient is also entitled to the post-nominal title : HCS




The following Special Forces Operators were awarded the Honoris Crux Silver


 De Gouveia  Johnny  Sgt  HCS  HCS 870920
 Diedericks  Andre  Maj  HCS  HCS 850601
 Fonette  Manuel Sgt
 HCS  HCS
 Meerholz  Corrie  Capt  HCS  HCS 771028
 Stannard  Richard  Lt  HCS  HCS
 Van Niekerk **
 Herman  2Lt  HCS  HCS
 Wannenburg *
 Wannies  Sgt  HCS  HCS 751207
 Ward  Willy  WO2  HCS  HCS 760310
* Awarded posthumously
** Awarded
when not in Special Forces



Home Louw Wepener
 Van Riebeeck
 Honoris Crux Gold
 Honoris Crux Silver
Honoris Crux
 Nkwe ya Selefera  Nkwe ya Boronse