The Honoris Crux Decoration was a South African military decoration that was awarded from 1952 to 2003. There were two distinct versions.
|Honoris Crux Decoration - 1st Type|
|Awarded by South African Defence Force|
|Awarded for||Gallantry in action against the enemy|
|Next (higher)||Van Riebeeck Decoration|
|Next (lower)||Van Riebeeck Medal|
Ribbon: 32mm, green with red and white edges
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