Medal Ceremony Saturday 16 May 2015

Medal Ceremony Saturday 16 May 2015

The South African Legion’s National Head Quarters (NHQ) – held a Medal Ceremony on Saturday 16 May 2015 for veterans who did not receive medals due to them at the Ditsong Museum of Military History in Johannesburg. The full group of recipients and their loved ones attended the ceremony. 
The South African Legion assists in the applications for backdated medals which are due and never issued and arranges appropriate ceremonials the world over on behalf of the SANDF ceremonial office. Congratulations to all the veterans, wear them with pride and honour. The recipients at this ceremony where:

Fred Adams
Guy Beckett
Wayne Bisset
Spencer Blackbead
Mark Brand
Dolf de Bruin
Branko Dzomlija
Ivan Faught
Tom Fraser
Trevor Geldenhuis
Antonie Goosen
Richard Henry
Marcel Hugli
Zane Jacobsen
Shawn Jansen v Vuuren
Arno Kotzee
Geoff Lathy
Dennis Locker
Martin Mckeen
Barry MacCarthy
Rob Nilius
Hendrik Pelser
Andrew Pierce
Francois vd Merwe
Johan vd Westhuyzen
Pieter van Ellewee
Pieter van Tonder
Andre Vermaak
Glen Vermaak
Manie Waldick

Posted for the SA Legion by Demetri Friend

 


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