Rolls were submitted ‘A’ NCOs and men, ‘B’ civilians and ‘C’ Australians. All on ‘A’ were included in Supplementary Roll AG2/M/1353 (which see) and ‘C’ roll AG2/m/3649, consisting of 4 Sergts, is filed.
The Officer Commanding Army Post Office Corps reported that (‘B” roll) civilians were resident in South Africa and not in the Colonial Postal Service, were engaged under written agreements including two female typists and filed by the Officer Commanding Army Service Corps, Cape Town (Employment Bureau) by who they were supplied to the Officer Commanding Army Post Office Corps. Decision18–9–03, “Service rendered by these men and women does not count as qualifying service towards grant of the South African Medal”. AG2/M/3649.
Source: Page 172
Title: Civilians employed at Post office
Employed at PO Cape Town, not entitled to SA Medal.
Postal Assistant, Department of Post and Telegraphs, Cape Colony. For list of postal assistants who "performed the duties of Army Post Office Officials in dealing with military mails etc" see AG2/M/16198 and held not eligible.