Louw Wepener Decoration

This decoration is awarded for acts of the most conspicuous courage or greatest heroism
in circumstances of extreme danger, in times of peace or war.


The decoration may be awarded to members of the Defence Force who have distinguished themselves
by performing deeds of conspicuous courage or heroism in circumstances of extreme danger, in peace or war.

A bar may be awarded for a successive similar achievement.

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




The following Special Forces Operator was awarded the Louw Wepener Decoration:

 Zeelie  Fred  Lt  LWD Posthumous


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