Item 1526 - Decoration for Merit in Gold from the Minister of Defence of South Africa

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-1526


Decoration for Merit in Gold from the Minister of Defence of South Africa


  • 7 December 2001 (Creation)

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Date accepted: 2004/12/22 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 11/11

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Award conferring the Decoration for Merit in Gold to Mr Mandela for his service to the former Umkhonto We Sizwe, South Africa

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White certificate with ornate gold bordering, taken out of frame for preservationt.

Certificate contains an image of the Decoration for Merit in Gold (medal).

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Certificate of Award
This is to Certify that the Decoration for Merit in Gold has been awarded to
N.R. Mandela
For Outstanding Service of the Highest Order and the utmost devotion to duty
towards the former Umkhonto We Sizwe
Signed by: Minister of Defense
Medal Number 000063
Date: 07 December 2001

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General Inscription: signed by Minister of Defense

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0076

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