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Members A - Alpha
Abbotts, Mike - West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Force Number: 5975 - C/Inspector - RGSM, LSGC, GSM (Malaya), ZIM
Joined: 9 March 1959 - Squad: 3/1959; served until 14 September 1979
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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Ackermann, Tom - Mackay, Australia
Force Number: 9838 - Patrol Officer; Joined: 15 December 1976 - Squad: 12/1976; served until 5 August 1980

Updated: 29 February 2012
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Acornley, Stephen - Birgham, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7784 - D/Inspector - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: June 1967 - Squad: 5/1967; served until August 1980
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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44(0)7881 520 345
Stationed in Bulawayo Central and CPU, Plumtree, Madhlambuzi, Nkai, Essexvale, Beitbridge, CID Bulawayo, SB Bulawayo, SB Gwanda, SB Wankie. Back in Scotland after a 3 year stint in Lugazi, Uganda.
Updated: 10 March 2016
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Addison, Michael - Sydney, Australia
Force Number: 901501 - Patrol Officer - GSM
Joined: 1976; served until Dec 1976

As a National Service conscript I spent time in a variety of diverse roles including as an instructor (after a course at the Gwelo School of Infantry) in Support Unit and GSU. I also worked in Compol Ops for a period, working on monitoring and tracking of insurgent group movements using ballistic and other information sources. I also spent some time patrolling the railway line between Bubye River and Beit Bridge and on convoy escourts in the area.
20 March 2010
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Addison (nee Jarvis), Wendy - Sydney, Australia
Force Number: WP367 - W/Patrol Office; Joined 1977 - Squad: 2/1977; served until 1980
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Updated: 22 May 2010
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Ainsworth, David - Aubin St. Vaast, France
Force Number: 8182 - Inspector - RGSM; Joined: 10 January 1969; served until 10 January 1979

Updated: 26 April 2008
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Aitken, David William - Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6955
Joined: 9 May1963 - Squad: 6/1963; served until April 1968
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Served until January 1968 when I went to the Ministry of Law and Order as a Prosecutor. Studied for an LLB London externally and qualified in October 1972 when I entered into articles with Pitluk and Alberts. Took over that firm on my own account from 1st APRIL 1976 and remained in legal practice until approx 1999. Spent an interesting 6 months as a maximum security remand prisoner in Chikirubi on alleged (and false) money laundering charges which were eventually dropped. Returned to the UK on 3rd April 1999 and bought a couple of shops which I ing the last one in October 2006. Now own 4 properties rented out and manage these plus work part time in a local shop.
Updated: 29 February 2012
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Alanthwaite, Ewan - Durban, South Africa
Force Number: 110827
Joined: 20 February 1979; served until 19 February 1982


First posting after depot was Belingwe. IC - Colin Rutherfoord, 2IC Keith Black, SO Rich Douglas, PO's Rod Watts, Ian Hart, Mike Browning, Graham Reeves. In 1981 I was posted to West Nicholson as 2 IC under Dave Blake and later Dave Mitchley and eventually acted IC for my last 3 months. I presently employed as an Electrical Engineer running the Electrical section at AECI in Umbogintwini.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Albertson, Gus - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: 8053 - C/Inspector - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 13 August 1968 - Squad: 8/68; served until 30 April 1982
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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(011) 867.2667 (home)- Fax: (011) 463.0556
Stationed at Gokwe, Que Que Urban, Donnington, West Comm, Southerton, Machipisa, Banket, Kanyemba, Mangula, Support Unit. Currently work with ex members (should anyone want to make contact through me) Martin van Rensburg, Peter Francis and Tony Merris. Look forward to hearing from old comrades.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Albyn, Terence Francis - Durban, South Africa
Force Number: 5855
Joined: 4 August 1958 - Squad: 6/1958; served until 3 August 1980
Branch Membership: Natal
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Fax 27.31.5661644
I was a member of recruit squad 6/58 and saw service in Midlands, Salisbury Province and Manicaland. Like to contact ex members of squad 6/58
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Allan, Derek Roy - Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9901 - S/Section Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: January 1977 - Squad: 2/1977; served until 1981
Branch Membership: Matabeleland
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0044 79 2508 3157
Presently working for IMS International selling self adhesive labels and so if you need labels for your goods please contact me.
Updated: 11 July 2015
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Allan, Peter - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: 110758 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 3 January 1979; served until 30 September 1983
Branch Membership: Transvaal

Served at Bulawayo Central, Donnington and Lupane.
Updated: 13 June 2009
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Allan,Terence Sidney 'Terry' - Edenvale, South Africa
Force Number: 9560 - Patrol Officer - GSM
Joined: January 1976 - Squad: 2/1976; served until October 1978
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I have been in Gauteng since leaving Rhodesia. My last posting was Braeside after leaving C I D where I transferred from my first and best posting, 3 relief Salisbury Central.
Updated: 25 October 2016
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Allen, Kiaran - Secunda, South Africa
Force Number: 9083
Joined: 18 December 1973; served until May 1980
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Posted to Buhera, Manicaland District 1974, bitten by a crocodile in the Nyazwidzi river 1975, Joined Support Unit (BLACK BOOTS)1976 left the Unit on discharge from the Force and transferred to Veterinary Dept Mashonaland
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Allum, Richard - Roodepoort, South Africa
Force Number: 6489 - Inspector - PLSM, RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 06 October 1961 - Squad: 12/61; served until 30 August 1980
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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+27829222534 - Fax: +27114756698
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Amess, Jeffrey Robert - Brisbane, Australia
Force Number: 8063 - Inspector (T) - RGSM
Joined: 02 September 1968; served until 10 November 78
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Lom District 1968 to 1971 Mid Prov 1971 to 1978 Two years in A reserve Matt prov. Recently retired to Queensland.
Updated: 27 January 2013
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Amira, Taki - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 7645
Joined: 15 September 66 - Squad: 6/1966; served until 4 January 82
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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Cape Town 9454940 (work) Fax Cape Town 9461907
I joined as a cadet 6/3/66 (C411) and worked in Salisbury Traffic went into depot to make up numbers in squad 6/66. Served Gwelo, Enkeldoorn, Gatooma Rural, Chakari, Rusape JOC, Selukwe and retired (early in 1982 from Que Que. Emigrated to Cape Town here started an Investigation and Security consultancy in 1984. 1993 expanded and started a Security Guarding company with ex-member Lockie Howie also various stations.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Anderson (nee Greenhill), Carol - Huntingdon, England
Force Number: WP488
Joined: January 1979; served until December 1980
Membership - Hatfield Police/Ground Coverage, Salisbury

Updated: 9 January 2010
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Anderson, Colin - Exeter, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9661 - Section Officer
Joined: June, 1976; served until June, 1981

Stationed at Bulawayo Central, Hillside and Shabani. Now with the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary as a civilian Finance Officer.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Anderson (nee Granger), Isobel - Ottawa, Canada
Force Number: 490
Joined: 1978 - Squad WP 1/1979; served until 1982
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(613) 523 4693
Went to Morris Depot in 1979, posted to West Comm, Bulawayo;CPU:West Comm; lastly Ground Coverage, Stops Camp if anyone has pass out photo of WPO squad 1/79 I would love to get a copy, willing to pay for it.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Anderson, Michael Douglas - Margate, South Africa
Force Number: 4927 - Sergeant
Joined: 2 June 1952 - Squad: 11/1952; served until 1 June 1962
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+27 0393174656 Mobile: +27 0828097610
After Depot, stationed in Matabeleland Province District,served at Wankie, Lupani,Matopos,Plumtree,Kezi, i/c STOCKS, i/c Nkai, Transfered to Town Police at Bulawayo Central and Western Commonage. Now a retired pensioner living in Margate on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast.
Updated: 23 May 2014
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Andrews, Donald Edward - Weybridge, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6843 Patrol Officer
Joined: 6 January 1963 - Squad: 1/1963; served until 6 January 1966
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01932 845807
Updated: 23 November 2013
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Archdale, Edward - Mold, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8913 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: January 1973 - Squad: 2/1973; served until January 1976
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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+44(0)1352741328
+44(0)7889151197
On leaving the force, returned home and now run the family farm in North Wales, a lot of sheep and beef.
Updated: 22 January 2016
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Argyle, Nigel John - Chilliwack, Canada
Force Number: 4870 - Sergeant - PRLSM
Joined: 10 March 1952 - Squad: 3/1952; served until 1962
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604 819 5666 - Fax: 604 794 3638
1962 started farming in Rhodesia 1980 sold up and emigrated to Canada. At present my wife Joan and I, run a 21 acre farm and a Garden Centre. We are both 80 and still going strong. We still own and sail our sail boat Nijo built in Rhodesia. Our three daughters live in Canada our son in the UK
Updated: 25 January 2014
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Arkley, John - Ballito, South Africa
Force Number: 8291 - Section Officer - RGSM
Joined: July 1969 - Squad: 7/19; served until 1976
Branch Membership: Natal
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+27 82 8770200 - Fax: +27 86 7673275
Currently CEO of the international Ideal Group Africa organisation. Training interventions in sub Saharan Africa, South Africa, UK and the USA
Updated: 28 July 2012
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Armstrong, Ian - Sydney, Australia
Force Number: 9299 - Section Officer
Joined: 1 January 1975; served until 1 May 1980
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0419485271
Stationed at Banket, Sinoia, Kanyemba, Salisbury Traffic, Mtoroshanga, Borrowdale and PGHQ
Updated: 30 April 2009
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Armstrong, Peter - Perth, Australia
Force Number: 9316 - S/Section Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: December 1974 - Squad: 8/1974; served until June 1980
branch Membership: Australia
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0409291042
Was stationed at Marlborough, did 6 months in SIS, transferred to Salisbury Central driving B cars. Moved to Salisbury Headquarters Finance section prior to leaving.
Updated: 11 July 2014
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Armstrong, Russell Dunbar - Midland, USA
Force Number: 10281 - Section Officer
Joined: December 1977 - Squad: 15/1977; served until December 1980
Branch Membership: Natal
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+1 432 425 4724
I was a member of Public Enquiries and Control in Salisbury and would like to make contact with anyone that can remember me.
Updated: 2 July 2016
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Arnold, Howard P 'Tok' - Harare, Zimbabwe
Force Number: 7615 - Patrol Officer
Joined July 1966 - Squad: 6/1966; served until September 1969
Branch Membership: Mashonaland
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263 4 333 285 - Fax: 263 4 333 285
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Arnold, Peter - Dwarswegstrand, Great Brak River, South Africa
Regimental Number: 5042 - Sergeant – RGSM
Joined May 1953 - Squad: 3/53; served until 28 February 1964
Branch Membership: Natal and Western Cape
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+27 44 8790019
+27 83 7752445
Hon Life Member of Natal Branch
Updated: 6 April 2012
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Aron (nee Gibson), Deborah - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: WP441 - Women Patrol Officer
Joined 01 February 1978 - Squad: 1/1978; served until 01 January 1981
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+27 84 708 8154 Fax: Comment: I am resident in Cape Town, South Africa and would love to hear from training squad mates. My nickname in depot was Granny Gibson.
Updated: 6 April 2012
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Ashburner, Trevor - Howick, South Africa
Force Number: 8141 - D/Inspector
Joined: December 1968; served until 1980
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Stationed at Bulawayo central, Mphoengs, Mayabodo,Essexvale, Gwanda,Nkai,CID Bulawayo, CID Victoria Falls. Now living in Howick Kzn. Owner of Simply Safety Solutions (Health & Safety Training & consulting)
Updated: 1 September 2013
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Ashby, Michael - Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9369 - Section Officer (T) - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 25 February 1975 - Squad: 3/75 - S/Section Officer; served until 17 April 1981
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07757470758
After completing Depot (squad 3/75) I did five months or so in Bulawayo in duty branch. After this I attended Post and Telecoms college for 18 months. Posted to Radio workshops in Umtali and served there for about 4 years before been transferred to Bulawayo workshops in 1980.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Ashwin, Michael Anthony - East London, South Africa
Force Number: 110707 - Section Officer - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 18 December 1978 - Squad: 14/78; served until 30th July 1884
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0437486903, Fax: 0437426433
Farrier By Trade ,4th Generation BSAP Member, Great GrandFather was Police Farrier In Charge, GrandFather and Father Police Printers.Police Display 3 yrs.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Ashworth, Martin 'Mouse' - Ladysmith, South Africa
Force Number: 9735 - Patrol Officer - GSM
Joined: July 1976 - Squad:8/76; served until 10 October 1980
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Salisbury Central 4 Relief/Car Thefts served same time as Dave Houghton/Tom Ferreira/Neville Van Niekerk/Gavin Harrington/Hamish Hamilton/Berry Tarr/ Bush Marillier and Doug Campbell.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Asprey, Richard Nigel - Roodepoort, South Africa
Force Number: 902002/10505 - Inspector - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 4 October 1976 - Squad: NS 15/1976; served until 5 June 1983
; +27 (0)11 4758925 +27 (0)82 8593299

I commenced my national service in the BSAP on 4 October 1976. I was stationed at Investigations Section, Sby. Prov. for a short while before being transferred to Public Enquiries and Control, eventually being appointed to look after the Control Room fleet. When I signed on as a regular in early 1978 (S/S/O), I was stationed at Sby. Mag. Ct for a year and then transferred to Legal Services at P.G.H.Q. under Derry Carter. I served there until I retired on 5th June 1983, attaining the rank of S/Inspector in the interim.
Updated: 28 February 2015
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Aston, Roy - Bolton, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7486 - Patrol Officer
Joined 18 November 1965 - Squad: 10/1965; served until 17 October 1975
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01204393800

After doing my initial 3 in the BSAP I left to join to join Lancs county police then returning for another three in the BSAP in the pioneers seeing lots of the county and having the job of taking down big josh's camp at Gonagwazinga nice spot for holiday for any of my old squad 10/65 the first group after UDI please give us a line to all concerned. Nice to find this record is in existence
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Atkinson, Alexander - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 5408C - ZIM; RGSM; PRLSM & bar
Joined: July 1955; served until June 1983
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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Born Burnley, 1925. Served Royal Sigs 1943-47, Britain, Europe & Gibraltar (recipient 39-45 Star, France-Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal). Joined BSAP Reserve in Kariba, July 1955, with business partner Elfy Eleftheriadis. Transferred Recce Unit, Salisbury, circa 1959, commanding Marmon-Harrington no. AC3 in Highfield & Harare townships 1960-64, riot control. Bright Light, Centenary, 1972-74. Transferred Radio Branch 1974, serving JOCs Mt Darwin, Mtoko and Chipinga 1974-1979. Lectured in Signals at Morris Depot 1976-79. Resigned ZRP June 1983 rank of Section Leader. Recipient PRLSM 1972, RSGM 1973, bar to PRLSM and ZIM, 1981. Retired in Cape Town. Married to Julie.
Updated: 5 March 2016
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Atkinson, Gordon - St Albans, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9888 - D/Section Officer; Joined: 25 January 1977;

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Updated: 9 June 2013
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Attwell (nee Sebecke), Silvia Christine - Mvuwi, Zimbabwe
Force Number: WP402 - W/Patrol Officer; Joined: July 1977; served until 1979
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Updated: 5 February 2012
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Auld (nee Freestone), Cecilia - Bedford, South Africa
Force Number: WP186 - W/Patrol Officer
Joined: 1 June 1972; served until 30 June 1975
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Currently living in Bedford, Eastern Cape where I am a Councillor in the local municipality. They say politics not for sissies and if it wasn't for my BSAP training and experience, I would not have been able to cope.
Updated: 21 February 2011
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Auld, Kevin Rodney - Bedford, South Africa
Force Number: 8663 - D/Section Officer - Bronze Baton
Joined: August 1971 - Squad: 8/1971; served until September 1980

Currently owner plumbing business in Bedford, Eastern Cape since 2004.
Updated: 27 January 2013
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Austin, Bernard - Effingham, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7733 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: March 1967 - Squad: 3/1967; served until February 1972
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Moved from South Africa to the United Kingdom12/2005.
Updated: 5 March 2016
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Avery, Ernest - Gweru, Zimbabwe
Force Number: NSPO902603 - NS Patrol Officer - Bronze Batton
Joined: 1978; served until 31 June 1979
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Updated: 19 December 2015
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Ayers-Hunt, Ted - Bristol, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6479 - Section Officer - RGSM
Joined 28 August 1961 - Squad: 1/1961; served until 30 Septembr 1972
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0117 9380688
Postings : Marandellas (3 times), Mrewa, Mangula, Nyamapanda ( Mi/c), SU (1968-70), SB Marandellas on attachment - GC co-ordinator. On return to UK spent 28 years in flat glass industry - Pilkington and others. Hope to semi-retire end of Sept this year (2007). Hobbies : mainly gardening-related/DYI. Married to Tina 31 years, 2 daughters.
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Azevedo, José António - Lisbon, Portugal
Force Number: 10359 - S/Section Officer - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: March 1977 - Squad: 11/1977; served until 1982

Old Man looking to revive good memories. Stationed in Tjolotjo. Sub-Joc Bullawayo. Ontally Central. Untally T&E. Discrit Clerck Untally. Chief Clerck Manicaland. CID Mutare(Homicide) Looking for collegues. Any news is good news.
Updated: 8 November 2009
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Members B - Bravo
Baker, Alan John - Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Force Number: 7075 - S/Section Officer
Joined: 1 April 1964 - Squad: 1/1964; served until 27 July 1970
; 0064 4 9051504 021 188 3389
Left the BSA Police, attended university, completed articles with Deloittes and became a Chartered Accountant. Became a GM of Development Bank of SA, then CEO of a listed company in E Cape, SA. In 2002 immigrated to New Zealand with my wife, Marita, and son Andrew. Out daughter, Virginia, lives in USA.
Updated: 14 March 2015
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Baker, Roland - Harare, Zimbabwe
Force Number: 8372 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 31 December 1969 - Squad: 11/1969; served until January 1973
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Squad 11/1969 Served in Matabeland North. Met some incredible people during my 3. Now living in Harare after spending 5 years in Benoni RSA.
Updated: 26 June 2010
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Ballantyne, Bryce - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 7724 - Section Officer - RGSM; Joined: March 1967 - Squad: 3/67; served until April 1977
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021-5570980 - Fax: 011-4656108
Updated: 15 June 2013
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Bannerman, David - Benoni, South Africa
Force Number: 7705 - Patrol Officer - C.St.J, RGSM
Joined: 1February 1967- Squad: 2/67; served until 1January 1970
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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011-84 96639 - Fax: 011-4223627
Presently serving as Dean of St. Dunstan's Anglican Cathedral Benoni
Updated: 6 February 2016
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Barnes, Kevin - Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9801 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 6 Dec 1976 - Squad: 11/76; served until 1 May 1980

I served in Shabani, Gwelo and Enkeldoorn with a 6 month stint in 1977 with SIS Midlands. I would like to hear from anyone who remembers me.
Updated: 15 February 2009
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Barnes, Fred - Langley, Canada
Force Number: 8676 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 27 September 1971 - Squad: 8/71; served until November 1973
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604-5307284 - Fax: 604-5825281
Served at Mzilikazi, Donnington and Gatooma Rural. Currently a Conservation Officer in British Columbia after serving many years as a Deputy Sheriff Would like to hear from old squad members 8/71 and people I served with elsewhere
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Barry, Stephen John Pretoria, South Africa
Force Number: 5806 - Inspector (T) - RGSM;PLSM; SAPLSM; AMAL
Joined: February 1958 Squad: 2/1958; served until May 1981
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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079 737 8881
Back in RSA after 6 yrs in US.
Updated: 29 October 2016
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Barton, Philip - Port Shepstone, South Africa
Force Number: 8957
Joined: 27 March 1973; served until 30 June 1980
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39-6845264
Farming in Zimbabwe from 1994 to June 2000. Displaced by recent violence. Moved to RSA but working in United Kingdom. Still married to Wicks
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Batchelor, Ian - Brisbane, Australia
Force Number: 8990 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 18 May 1973 - Squad: 4/1973; served until 18 May 1976
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0402130315
Served for 3 years as a regular. Stationed at Bindura for 6 months, then at Bulawayo Central and finally Hillside urban. Was a PATU member and later transferred to Grey Scouts. Now live in North Lakes, Brisbane, Australia.
Updated: 15 November 2010
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Bate, Robin Clive - Harare, Zimbabwe
Force Number: 8243 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 25 April 1969 - Squad: 4/69; served until 12 September 1974
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+2634251875- Fax: +2634251879
Joined as Cadet C556 August 1968
Updated: 13 June 2009
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Batstone, Markham - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: 10488 - D/Section Officer - GSM, ZIM
Joined: 10 March 1978; served until Apr 1981

Served Lupane,Byo Cent, Westgate (Aux) Beit Bridge CID Frauds, Car Theft Bulawayo and Marlborough
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Batstone, Michael - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: 4786
Joined: 1951; served until 1951

Stationed at Concession. Walloped donkeys for a while and then returned to Depot where discharged for not fitting the Bill. Bit of an old tonsil now so would be nice to hear from others in that era who remember me. Shouldn't be to difficult
Updated 9 November 2008
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Batty, Edward Jardine - East London, South Africa
Force Number: 7514 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 14 January 1966 - Squad: 1/1966; served until October 1976
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+27 0824975618; Fax: +27 0866140711
Served Matabeleland at Tjolotjo, Mphoengs, Mayabodo, Plumtree, Matopos and Ft. Rixon. Served Vic. Prov , Ft. Vic Rural and Villa Salazar. Back to Mat Prov, Bulawayo West Comm, Bulawayo Central and i/c Sub Aqua. Presently Chartered HR Practitioner and heads-up a Specialist OD Consultanting Firm and Managing Director of and ICT Company.
Updated: 10 April 2011
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Bayley, David George 'Dave' - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 6541 - Inspector - RGSM; ZIM; Joined: 14 December 1961 - Squad: 14/1961; served until 1st May 1980
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Updated: 9 January 2010
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Beacom, Alexandra Duncan MacPherson see McCord
Beale, Joe - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Force Number: 10503 - S/Section Officer; Joined: April 78 - Squad 8/1978; served until 1980
; Telephone +44 131 2086623
Updated: 18 November 2010
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Beck, Peter - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 9303 - D/Section Officer - Marksman
Joined: January 1975 - Squad: 1/1975; served until May 1980
Branch Membership: Mashonaland and Western Cape
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+27 21 5594412
+27 612349001
I was in squad 1 of 1975, which turned out to be an equitation squad !! I was posted to traffic Salisbury. and after 8 months managed to get a swop transfer to Harare where I spent an enjoyable four months. Was then transferred to Bindura, from there to GC Centenary and Mzarabani. After 2 years I was posted to SB Salisbury. I spent the last 18 months based at Rusape and covering Inyanga. I now have my own business as an ISO 9000 Consultant. I lecture part time at Stellenbosch and UCT on Quality Management. I married a Dutch girl and have 3 children. I would like to hear from old squad mates and others who I met over the years.

Updated: 2 July 2016
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Beddard, Tim - Eccleshall, Stafford, United Kingdom
Force Number: 5896 - Constable
Joined: 29 September 1958
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
Begg, Janet Penelope 'Jan' see Wale
Belder, Robert 'Bob' - Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8958 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 27 March 1973 - Squad: 3/1973; served until 07 December 1977
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01229 468969
After Depot stationed in Lomagundi District for my whole period of service, Sinoia, Chirundu, Karoi, Makuti,Mashumbi Pools X2 and Sipolilo. Met and later married Ingrid Early ex Makuti Motel, returned to UK on leaving force. I am now semi-retired working for a small electrical appliance distributor. Would like to hear from old squad mates re possible reunion in SA in 2013.
Updated: 27 January 2013
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Bell (nee St Leger Williams), Helen - Gaborone, Botswana
Force Number: WPO201 - W/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: April 1973 - Squad: 1/1973; served until 1976
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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+267 71300513
Updated: 8 September 2010
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Bell, Kevin - Auckland, New Zealand
Force Number: 9149 - Patrol Officer - RGSM; Joined: January 1974; served until April 1981
Email:
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bell, Peter 'Tinker' - Gaborone, Botswana
Force Number: 7605 - S/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 6 June 1966 - Squad: 6/1966; served until 1970
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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+267 3972626 - Fax: +267 3183829
On leaving the Force, I joined Colgate Palmolive in Rhodesia and spent the next 33 years with them, working throughout Africa at various levels with bases in Zimbabwe, South Africa and finally Botswana where I retired in June 2003. Helen and I still live in Botswana and would love to hear from former mates and colleagues, wherever they may be.
Updated: 8 January 2011
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Bellamy, David - Paris, France
Force Number: 8271 - Patrol Officer - GSM
Joined: 24 June 1969; served until 23 June 1972
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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+33549980447
www.bellamy-associes.com
Updated: 28 July 2012
Bennett, Alan - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Force Number: 8242 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 22 April 1969 - Squad: 4/1969; served until 12 October 1981
Branch Membership: Natal Midlands
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033-3862333 (w) - Fax: 033-3441122 (h)
I am still with the Pietermaritzburg Municipal Security branch (coming up to 20 years!) Serve on the Natal Midlands branch committee with a great bunch of ex members.


Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bennett, Barbara see Rookes
Bennett, Michael - Crewkerne, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7445 - Patrol Officer
Joined: October 1965 - Squad: 9/1965; served until October 1968
Branch Membership: Australia
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+44 7551807605
Now settled in Somerset from Autralia
Updated: 12 January 2017
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Benneyworth, Dennis
Force Number: 6093
Joined: 30 November 1959; served until 1 February 1964
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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021-7946243 Fax 021-4190982

Spent an extra month in depot as my squad was used to demonstrate mounted rifle drill (which had not been done for years) for Queen Mothers Parade at the end of May 1960.Three months in central charge office, three months at Magistrates Court then transferred to the new Marlborough Station under Pete Stannard. After 18months transferred to CID Property Section under Bob Burrell. After six months then joined the new Law and Order Maintenance Section as one of the first three Detectives working under Mike Wiltshire (Det/Insp) and Angus Ross (Det/Sgt). Responsible for investigation of political crime in those early 60's.Left Force in February 1964. Played regular first team soccer for Police during my service. Thereafter worked for international group in Rhodesia, Kenya and South Africa for 16 years before joining theLife Assurance Industry where I currently am and from which I will retire in the next 2/3 years. Would appreciate contact with those who knew me during my Rhodesian days.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Berry, David Sidney - Cairns, Australia
Force Number: 9191 - Section Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: 1 May 1974; served until 30 June 1980
Branch Membership: Australia

Running a driving-school here in Cairns, subscriber to BSAP history web-site.
Updated: 8 September 2010
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Berry, John - Northhampton, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8227 - Section Officer; Joined: 16 April 1969; served until 3 June 1980

Updated: 13 October 2013
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Beveridge (nee Dibden and reverted to Dibden), Glynis Ruth Mabel - Petersfield, United Kingdom
Force Number: WP190 - W/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 20 September 1972 - Squad: WP2/1972; served until May 1977
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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07857128308
Various postings: Fort Victoria Central, Salisbury Central, Traffic, C.P.U., Waterfalls, Depot Office and Gwanda. Presently working in the U.K. as a live in carer/companion. Previously married to Duncan Beveridge. Look forward to getting in touch with squad mates and other members who remember me.
Updated: 21 January 2011
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Bewes, Colin - Hastings, United Kingdom
Force Number: 111032 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 20 December 1979 - Squad: 14/1979; served until 30 June 1981
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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07456559905
Born in Nyasaland and moved to Rhodesia at the age of 5 when my father's job in the Nyasaland Police there came to an end (investigating political detainees, he unfortunately reported that most of them had done nothing wrong!!). After Springvale and Falcon, had 2 weeks holiday before joining Squad 14/79, which was almost immediately designated a mounted squad. Did escorts for the 1980 Independence celebrations, opening of Parliament and Police Display. Posted to Inyanga, where my brother had been before me in Special Branch GC. Departure in June 1981 apparently not a moment too soon...5th Brigade took over Inyanga Army Base a few weeks later. Now in Hastings, UK, working there and in Teddington, and doing a bit with the RNLI in my spare time. Interested to hear from anyone who served at Inyanga or in Squad 14/79. You can find me on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
Updated: 23 November 2013
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Bezuidenhout, 'Bez ' - Newbury
Force Number: 7199 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 1 December 1964 - Squad: 8/1964; served until 28 February 1970
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07985273283 / 01635-33012, Fax: 01635-33012
First served as a Cadet in Umtali, and then stationed at Beatrice, Goromonzi, Kanyemba and Kariba. Would really enjoy getting in touch with old mates.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bibby, Andy - Brisbane, Australia
Force Number: 9913 - Patrol Officer
Joined: January 1977 - Squad: 1/1977
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+61 (0)475794959
Divorced in 2015, now living close to Brisbane, engaged to Michelle.
Updated: 2 February 2017
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Bickell, Geoffrey - Romsey, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8570 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 26 January 1971 - Squad: 02/71; served until 25 January 1974
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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07900952459
Updated: 15 February 2009
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Biddulph, Peter William - East Malling, Kent, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7211 - C/Inspector - RGSM; ZIM
Joined 15 December 1964 - Squad: 9/64; served until 1 June 1980
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01622 812297
Served in Highfields/Harare and Salisbury Central before joining Staff Branch at PGHQ, SB HQ and GWELO. Played football and cricket for police teams in Salisbury. Commenced football refereeing in 1970 and was voted Referee of the Year in 1977 and officiated at the finals of all major competitions in the country. After two years in RSA returned to UK in 1982 and joined Kent Police. Served almost entirely in the C.I.D. until 2008. Appointed Almoner for the UK Branch in 2011
Updated: 5 June 2011
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Biggs, Howard William - Stockport, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7836 - D/Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 2 October 1967; served until February 1978
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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+44 1270 820413 Fax 01270 583424
Served in Bulawayo 1968, Essexvale 1969/70, Joined CID Bulawayo in 1971, served in West Comm, Homicide and Frauds. Transferred to Fort Victoria in 1974 where worked with Al Patterson, Glen Macaskill, Mike Howarth, Dave Cushworth, Giff Read, John Smith, Andy Field Peter Scott and Peter Currie. Resigned in Feb 1978 and returned to United Kingdom where have been involved in the air freight business for the last 20 years. Katherine and I are both very well, and would like to hear from any old friends.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bigg-Wither, Christopher 'Chris' - Melbourne, Australia
Force Number: 6599 - A/Commissioner - ZIM. ZSM, RGSM, PLSM
Joined: 12 February 1962- Squad: 2/62; served until 30 September 1983
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03 9739 7085

Served in Bulawayo between 1962 and 1975. Great memories of Queens Park and the friendly rivalries with Sauerstown (Bryan Marriott), Bulawayo Traffic with John Duguid and 'Snoopy' Sheard and many others. Posted to Salisbury serving at Salisbury Central Control Room, Superintendent at Southerton, PGHQ. Retired 1983 from Mashonaland East Province HQ. Emigrated to Australia with Maureen and family in 1983. Recently retired as Group General Manager of Group 4 Securitas, Victoria/Tasmania. Look forward to hearing from old mates.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bijl, Andy - North Wales, United Kingdom
Force Number: 10434
Joined: 6 February 1978; served until November 1980
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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Just found this page and see some familiar names! I joined Support Unit after Morris Depot (Foxtrot and then Charlie Coys).
Binder, Brendan - Pleasanton, California, USA
Force Number: 9972 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: January 1977 - Squad: 4/77; served until April 1980
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(925) 250 5444
Served in Southerton and was a member of PATU. Left Rhodesia in 1980. Lived in South Africa for 6 years then moved to Vevey, Switzerland in 1986. In 1988 transferred from Switzerland to San Francisco, USA. Would welcome contact from anyone from squad 4/77 or anyone who remembers me from the old Southerton and Fiddler's crutch days.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bing, Doug - Exmouth, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9196 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 1974 - Squad: 4/1974; served until June 1983
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01395267705
Posted to Salisbury Central CPU, Lic Insp, Central Investigations, Information Room, Sub Aqua, Dogs. 1978 posted to Gwelo Dogs, 1980 Bulawayo Dogs, 1981 Dog Training.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Birchall, Alan - Pytchley, UK
Force Number: 7232 - Inspector - RGSM, PLSM, L&E SM, ZIM; Joined: 12 January 1965 - Squad: 1/65; served until December 1982
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44(0)1536 790198
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bird, Ken - Pennington KZN, South Africa
Force Number: 7587 - D/Section Officer - RGSM
Joined: 3 May 1966 - Squad: 4/1966; served until 1 October 1977
Branch Membership: Natal

I live in Pennington, KZN, but work abroad for international companies.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Birkett, David Dennis - Brisbane, Australia
Force Number: 110703 - D/Section Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: 18 December 1978 - Squad: 15/1978; served until 25 June 1982
Joined BSAP in 1978 after finishing at Allan Wilson High School. Posted to Que Que where I was stationed at Silobela, Que Que Rural and Que Que CID. Various other jobs in purchasing both in Que Que and Harare. Emigrated to Australia end of 2000 and joined Queensland Police Service in 2002. At present am a senior constable stationed in Brisbane. Updated: 8 January 2011
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Birrell, Eric - Kelso, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6369 - C/Inspector
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Updated: 8 January 2011
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Bissett, John Leonard - Leek Staffs, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6910 & 7911 - Patrol Officer - GSM; Joined: 15 March 1963 - Squad: 3/1963; served until 1968
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07799200335
Moved to SA in 1980 and retired to UK 2009.
Updated: 30 September 2011
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Blacker, David Granville - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 5483 - A/Commissioner - PMM Joined: May 1956; served until 30 November 1982
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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Updated: 9 March 2014




Blain, James - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 6846 - Superintendent - RGSM
Joined: 10 January 1963 - Squad: 2/63; served until 3 May 1980
Branch Membership: Western Cape

26 April 2008
Bloomfield - Michael - Dewsbury, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6311 - Superintendent - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: 13 February 1961 - Squad: 4/1961; served until 30 April 1988
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+44 01924 672491
07549147825
Updated: 29 October 2016
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Bond, Kenneth - Cowes, IOW, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7716 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 14 February 1967 - Squad: 2/67; served until 14 February 1970
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01983 292563
I have been in the United Kingdom since 1978, having been in the BSAP and the Army. Saw much service during the Bush War.Anyone knowing me from this period, feel free to make contact.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bone, Betty see Simpson
Booth, Kevin - Perth, Australia
Force Number: 10140
Joined: 1 August 1977 - Squad: 10/77 - S/Section Officer; Medals: RGSM

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Booysen, Ralph 'Hank' - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Force Number: 8104 - Patrol Officer
Joined: October 1968 - Squad: 10/1968; served until October 1971; ;
0727002200
Updated: 16 June 2012
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Borain, Kenneth Denis - Durban, South Africa
Force Number: 8113 - Patrol Officer; Joined: 16 October 1968 - Squad: 10/1968; served until November 1972
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0741739400
Updated: 29 February 2012
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Boshoff, David Graham - Pretoria, South Africa
Force Number: 110963 - Patrol Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined 16 Aug 1979 - Squad: 11/1979; served until 27 Feb 1981
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+27760358294
Looking for old friends who may remember working with me at Control room in Salisbury
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Bosman, Edward William Woodlock - Harare, Zimbabwe
Force Number: 6936 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 16 April 1963; served until 30 June 1967
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Updated: 21 January 2011




Botha(nee Austen), Angela - Auckland, New Zealand
Force Number: WP495 - W/Patrol Officer - RGSM ZIM
Joined: 1979 - Squad: 1/1979; served until April 81
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1 Squad 1979. Served at Salisbury Central Control Room - 2 Relief from 79 -81. Married Dave Botha in 82, have two children Taryn-Lee and Cavlin.
Updated: 26 March2011


Botha, David - Auckland, New Zealand
Force Number: 9204 - Section Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: 1974 - Squad: 5/1974; served until April 81
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Que Que 74-76 Shabani 76-78. Avondale 78. Salisbury Control Room 2 Relief 79-81.
Updated: 26 March2011


Botha, Willie - Centurion Pretoria, South Africa
Force Number: 7932/9011 - Inspector - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: February 1968 - Squad: 3/1968; served until August 1980
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082 5678 448; Fax: 086 530 8164
After Depot and driving school was stationed at Sby Cent Charge Office, walking the beat. Late 68 transferred to Southerton, then Machipisa, back to Southerton. Left in 72, re-joined in 73, stationed Waterfalls, Roadsville then to PGHQ with Staff Officer Security. 78 transferred to Control Room Sby Cent then to Close Protection Unit, bodyguard to Bishop Muzorewa. 80, moved to Mugabe which resulted in me leaving for SA. Joined SAP, served for 15 years and retired as Colonel. Could not stand retirement and now employed in a friend's large security company as Admin Manager for the Investigations Division. Would love to hear from all the old "buddys".
Updated: 5 June 2011
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Bothma, Michael Anthony - East London, South Africa
Force Number: 6341 - D/Section Officer - RGSM; Joined: March 1961 - Squad: 5/61; served until June 1972

Updated: 7 August 2011
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Botton, Chris - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Force Number: 9600; Joined: 1 April 1975; served until April 81
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082-6821345
Updated: 4 April 2010
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Bowbanks, Brian - Egham, United Kingdom
Force Number: 22341H - R/Patrol Officer
Joined: 1974; served until 1979

Good morning. Not sure if I have filled in form corectly.... Arrived Rhodesia in 1974 and within 2 weeks joined up as reservist to Donnington under Mike Tassker Member in Charge. Soon after joined P A T U via Inspector Randy Walker Member in Charge Bulawayo ( PATU Branch)moved to Filabusi under Reg Graham M-in_charge. moved to Karoi where I joined Ground Coverage unit. All this time working for the Lands Inspectoric Dept. Joined TILCO down in Bulawayo still keeping my police duty until Leaving Rhodesia in 1979 .Just been in touch with 2 BSAP members which prompted this application Thanking you Brian Bowbanks Very proud of my time in Rhodesia. Now retired Butler
Updated: 15 November 2010
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Bowie, Del 'Jim' - Northampton, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9565 - Section Officer
Joined: January 1976 - Squad: 1/1976; served until May 1980
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Mzilikazi,Support Unit and short spell at Bulawayo Traffic.
Updated: 14 January 2017
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Bowyer, Joan see Walker
Boyd-Moss, Hedley Clive - Melbourne, Australia
Force Number: 9802 - Section Officer - GSM
Joined: November 1976 - Squad: 11/76; served until 1982
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+61 3 9705 64 64
1984 - moved to Johannesburg South Africa. 1996 - moved to Cambridge UK. 2002 - moved to George South Africa. 2009 - moved to Melbourne, Australia.
Updated: 2 August 2009
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Bradfield, Lance - Adelaide, Australia
Force Number: 8783 - Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: March 1972 - Squad: 2/72; served until March 1975

+61 400 411 750 - Fax: +618 8272 8812
Posted to Chiredzi and Vila Salazar after depot for a paid 2 1/2 year holiday! Now long term resident of Australia doing my best to help the country with its wine surplus.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bradley (nee Boshoff), Barbara Ann - Gaborone, Botswana
Force Number: WP229 - W/Patrol Officer
Joined: 30 October 1973 - Squad: 1/1974; served until August 1981
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Joined BSAP October 1973. Posted to Byo Central for 8 months before going to Depot. After Depot posted to Byo Enqs, then Sauerstown, then Traffic. Married P/O Leigh Bradley in 1978 and both were posted to Filabusi, then Gwanda. Leigh left the Force to go flying and I transferred back to Queenspark Byo where I was until I left in August 1981.
Updated: 17 January 2015
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Bradley, Peter John - Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
Force Number: 5856 - Constable
Joined August 1958 - Squad: 6/1958; served until August 1961
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01258475583
I spent my service after training in Bulawayo Central and Suburban. After a checkered career have just retired from running a game fishery in the West of Ireland and hope to go to live nearer our eldest, Kate, in Ballymena, Co Antrim. Moved to Dorset from Northern Ireland in January 2010.
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Braes, Bruce - Frome, United Kingdom
Force Number: C1031 & 110619 - D/Patrol Officer - RGSM ZIM
Joined: 19 December 1977 - Squad: 11/1978; served until 1 May 1981
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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Joined force as a cadet served at PEC Salisbury and CID Salisbury Property Section. After Depot Nyamandhlovu then to SB Bulawayo. Short spell with CIO before leaving Zimbabwe in 1981. Like to hear from those in Squad 11/78
Updated: 1 August 2015
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Braine , Bill (William) - Pinetown KZN, South Africa
Force Number: 7923 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 23 February,1968 - Squad: 2/68; served until 23 May, 1979
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+27 83 2079283 - Fax: +27 31 7015157
Fort Victoria, Gutu, Umtali Rural, Cashel, Penhalonga, Depot, Salisbury Control Room, Fife Ave Hostel. Moved to RIchards Bay , been in ministry since
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Braithwaite, Linda see Prince
Branfield, Allan - Amanzimtoti, South Africa
Force Number: 7983 and 9062 - D/Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 1 April 1968 - Squad: 4/1968; served until December 1980
Branch Membership: Natal Branch
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0319031340; Mobile: 0844571116
Joined the B.S.A.P. as a Cadet in 1966. Attested in April 1968 and after Depot was transferred to Donnington Bulawayo. Served over the years in Traffic, Information Room and the joined C.I.D.. Served at C.I.D. Beitbridge and then Homicide Section Bulawayo. Also under Property Section until resignation 12/1980 at the rank of Detective Inspector. I am now a Broker/Financial Services Provider in the Amanzimtoi area and am self employed.
Updated: 4 August 2014
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Brand, James Grahame - Lagos, Nigeria
Force Number: 9076 - D/Inspector; Joined: 18 December 1973 - Squad: 7/73; served until 30 May 1982
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Brent, Darroll - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: 8556 - C/Inspector - MLM
Joined: 5 January 1970 - Squad: 2/1970; served until 26 September 1981
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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+27832682770
Salisbury Charge Office, then Traffic, Control Room, Support Unit Lima Company. Bata for 17 years, now with Beier Safety Footwear, Johannesburg.
Updated: 5 February 2012
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Bresler, Hank - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 7077 - S/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: April 1964 - Squad: 3/1964; served until 1968
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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Married Gail in 1999. Moving to Fontaine Bleau in Welgelegen, Cape Town in June.Now just enjoying life in the slow lane for a while, and lovin' it!
Updated: 9 June 2013
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Bright, David - Oxford, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6444 - D/Inspector - RGSM; Joined: 1961; served until September 1973

Updated: 9 March 2014
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Bridgewood, Bruce - London, United Kingdom
Force Number: 6096 - Constable
Joined: 3 November 1959; served until 6 December 1964
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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020 8368 6770
Self employed Marketing Consultant and part-time Anglican priest attached to a parish in Muswell Hill. Married with 2 children aged 5 and 2 asd at 4th April 2002.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Broad, Kevin - Merseyside, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7152 - Patrol Officer
Joined: September 1964; served until March 1969
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Left Rhodesia in1969 re-joined Merseyside Police where I served in the uniform and CID Branch until I retired in 1992 would like to hear from any old friends who remember me
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Brockbank, Brian Derek - St. Neots, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9311 - D/Inspector;
Joined: January 1975 - Squad: 1/1975; served until June 1983
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Updated: 13 October 2013
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Brodrick, Douglas - Salisbury, United Kingdom
Force Number: 5456 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 4th March 1956 - Squad: 2/56; served until 5th March 1971
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01722 503269
My wife Carol and I look back with great fondness of our time in Rhodesia, and I am particularly proud of my association with what was the finest Police Force in the World. I would be pleased to hear from any ex-members.
Updated: 26 July 2008
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Brooks, KJ - Tugby, Leics, United Kingdom
Force Number: 5317 - Constable
Joined: 5 December 1954; served until 30 June 1961
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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0116-2598365
Bulawayo, Shabani and Belingwe
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Brookes, Michael - Torrox Costa, Spain
Force Number: 4595
Joined: 4 April 1950 - Squad: 5/1950; served until 31 December 1962
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

From 1963 to 1969 was a member of the Sussex Police stationed at Seaford & Newhaven. From January 1970 to December 1992 was employed at The Parker Pen Co. Newhaven. I was given early retirement in December 1992 and moved to Spain in April 1993. Enjoyed a nine year period of Rugby Union refereeing and reached the top 24 in the country before age called a halt. Both Hazel & I keep well and enjoy the life style here.
Updated: 5 July 2014
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Brophy, Brenda - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: WP230 - W/Section Officer - RGSM
Joined: 30 October 1973 - Squad: 1/1974; served until 30 September 1982
Branch Membership: Transvaal
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+27117970605; Mobile: +825765071
Joined in 1973, spent nearly a year at Hatfield before going to Depot in 1974. Then Salisbury Central for the rest of my service. Investigations, Charge Office, Control Room, CPU, Traffic (Highway patrol) back to Control Room and then left to emigrate to SA.
Updated: 24 May 2014
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Brophy, Jo - Sleaford, UK
Force Number: WP221 - W/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: 1 May 1973 - Squad: 3/73; served until 28th February 1978
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Spent most of my service at Salisbury Central. I am married to Richard Fiddler 8997.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Brown, Douglas Robert Wayne - Howick, South Africa
Force Number: 9991 - Section Officer - RGSM
Joined April 1976 - Squad: 15/1976; served until 30 April 1981
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+27824943872
Joined: as NSPO April 76 and posted to Mphoengs. Attested as a regular on 4th October. Posted to Byo Central, Tjolotjo, Fort Rixon as GC, Mangwe and Plumtree as 2i/c Contstable re training ended in Plumtree as i/c crime. Live in Howick and have my own business. Am on Facebook.
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Brown, Harry Colin - Wolverhapmton, United Kingdom
Force Number: 4976 - Sergeant
Joined: September 1953
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Updated: 12 September 2015
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Brown, Ian - Umdloti, South Africa
Force Number: 10509 - Section Officer - RGSM
Joined: 05 January 1978 - Squad: 2/1978; served until May 1981
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0828966828
Sent to Bulawayo and did time in Uniform, CPU, Sub-Aqua and B-Cars. PATU days the best and after heading to SA and becoming an electrician I returned to the Bush and did many overland safaris from Cape to Cairo and beyond as a Field Guide.Presently in Durban as a Project Manager in the Cathodic Protection industry on pipelines and tanks.
Updated: 27 January 2013
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Brown, Keith Edward Charles - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 7225 - Patrol Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: January 1965 - Squad: 1/1965; served until April 1970
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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00 27 781823032
Returned to South Africa November 2012 having retired from London and Southeastern Railway (Conductor/Guard Manager)
Updated: 12 August 2016
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Brown, Raylan Talbot Groblersdal, South Africa
Force Number: 110663 - Patrol Officer - RGSM ZIM
Joined: October 1978 - Squad: 13/1978; served until May 1980
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+27 60 3970420
Now retired after working as a mine and exploration geologist, the latter in numerous countries as an expat, including places like Yemen.
Updated: 2 July 2016
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Brown (Nee Clements), Teresa 'Terrie' - Whitstable, United Kingdom
Force Number: WP133 - W/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined 23 October 1967; served until 26 June 1971
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

After depot...CPU. Gwelo and then Sinoia till discharge. Lived in Cape Town, SWA, Natal and finally moved with the family to England.(where I was born) Retired (if possible) on the coast and keep busy as an artist, keen gardener and 'Gogo'
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Brownbill, Fred - Clearwater, Florida, USA
Force Number: 9038 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 18 May 1973; served until 1977
Email: ;
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Did time in Charge Office, Salisbury Central, then Braeside and traffic with the normal bush vacations thrown in for good measure.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Browning, Mike - London, United Kingdom
Force Number: 110797 - D/Patrol Officer
Joined: 24 Jan 1979 - Squad:5/79; served until 24 April 1981

First post was Que Que Rural then Belingwe, CID Shabani and finally CID Que Que. Currently live in London and work in the IT industry.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bruce, David - Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia
Force Number: 5762 - D/Patrol Officer
Joined: 9 September 1957 - Squad: 9/57; served until 20th August 1965
Branch Membership: Australia
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61 2 49972173 - Fax: 61 2 49972173
Cadet C78 14.01.57 stationed Salisbury. Attested 9.9.57 squad 9/57. Stationed Que Que Urban and Rural, Gokwe, Gwelo Rural, Umvuma, Triangle, Fort Victora Rural and finally C.I.D. Salisbury.Emigrated to Australia in 1978. Retired Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest NSW.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bruce, James - Lee on the Solent, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7213 - D/Patrol Officer - George Medal; CPM; CPLM; RGSM
Joined: 10 November 1964 - Squad: 9/1964; served until 12 November 1967
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

Served in Gwelo, Shabani, CID Salisbury. Member of PATU. Reluctantly left Rhodesia after one tour and joined the Royal Hong Kong Police and retired as a Senior Superintendent in 1997 when China took over Hong Kong. Specialised as a Counter Terrorist Hostage Negotiator having trained with Scotland Yard and the FBI in Quantico. Holder of the George Medal, Colonial Police Medal for Meritorious Service, CPM Long Service and Rhodesian Medal. Now living in Lee on Solent, Hants, England with wife Denise.
Updated: 27 January 2013
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Bruce, Kelvin Flett 'Kelly' - Ganges
Force Number: 8178 - D/Patrol Officer - RGSM
Joined: Jan 1969 - Squad: 1/1969; served until 1973
Branch Membership: Eastern Cape
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250-931-0077
Served at Gwelo Rural and Lalapanzi and with PATU and SB after leaving the force..now residing on Saltspring Island B.C.Canada..with business interests in East London South Africa.
Updated: 30 September 2010
Bryan, Michael A - Wyoming, Australia
Force Number: 7687 - Inspector - Best trained PD 1971 and 1972 PD 295 Duke1976 &1977. PD 476 Kaiser.
Joined: 9 January 1967; served until 31 August 1980

I mostly spent my time in PDTS as an Instructor. Looking back now, they were by far the best and happiest years of my, uncomplicated, life. However,I now realise how we were always kept at a point of being just over broke. I have also learned, I was there because I chose to be there and it was more comfortable to stay, than leave. If I could have my life over I would not want to change anything as I learnt, honesty, discipline,loyalty and faith in a good system.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Bryan, John 'Jock' - Ayr, United Kingdom
Force Number: 7343 - RGSM
Joined: 11 May 1965 - Squad: 5/1965; served until 30 June 1973
Branch Membership: United Kingdom
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01292.263680
Now retired and living in west coast of Scotland. Also served in police reserve (A Res at Hatfield, Machipisa GSU, and SB Reserve at Sby Airport where I was Security Officer i/c training combined both SB and Dept. of Civil Aviation due to manpower shortages. Left Rhodesia in June 1980. j
Updated: 18 June 2011
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Buchanan, Charles Edward - Burlington, Canada
Force Number: 8348 - Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 29 December 1969 - Squad: 10/1969; served until 1981
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After participating in 1970's Police display I was transferred to Umtali Central, then off to Gutu, thereafter Fort Vic Central, Featherstone, Gwelo Central, Redcliff, Chakari and finally Salisbury Central. Still deeply involved in the art of military modelling, in which I sculpt all of my own figurines, www.buchanansculpture.ca have remodelled BSAP Trooper in full dress order, selling a total of 28 in the 1st series to ex-members. Hang on to them, they'll be of great value in 50 years! I have changed direction in life and am now a technician in the prosthetics/orthotics field and loving it, fabricating both orthoses and prostheses, for the less fortunate in life.
Updated: 28 July 2012
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Buckle, Keith James - Perth, Australia
Force Number: 9629 - D/Section Officer - RGSM; Joined: May 1976 - Squad: 5/1976; served until 1981

Currently working as a Project Facilities Manager within remote mine sites in Western Australia.
Updated: 15 November 2010
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Buggs (nee Hall), Cathy - Napier, South Africa
Force Number: WP249 - W/Patrol Officer
Joined: 1975; served until 1979

0284233061 Fax:
Served at Salisbury Central Control Room (I think Relief 3)and then Special Branch. Married to Alec Buggs (8331 - Dog Section, Salisbury) and now living in Napier in the Western Cape.
Updated: 8 January 2011
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Buitendag (Nee Miller), Debbie - Johannesburg, South Africa
Force Number: WP413 - W/Patrol Officer; Joined: 1977; served until 1980
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Updated: 5 June 2011
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Bullmore, Andrew Rivers - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 6920 - Superintendent - GSM, PLSM, Zimbabwe Independence
Joined: 11 April 1963 - Squad: 4/1963; served until 16 January 1982
Branch Membership: Western Cape
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021 558 2967 / 0793880127
Updated: 26 June 2010

Bunt, Simon Anthony Edward - Gaborone, Botswana
Force Number: 9848 - C/Inspector - RGSM, Silver Baton
Joined: 5 April 1976 (as NSPO); served until 4 July 1984;

Updated: 2 November 2013
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Burchell, Mike - Cape Town, South Africa
Force Number: 8995 - Patrol Officer - RGSM; ZIM
Joined: 18 May 1973; served until 31 May 1979

After Depot, posted to West.Comm., thereafter to Donnington from '74 to '79. Ended up as C/O S.O. at Byo Central. Now keeping a low profile in Cape Town.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Burke, Dennis Patrick - Inhassoro, Mozambique
Force Number: 7637 - Patrol Officer
Joined: September 1966 - Squad: 7/1966; served until April 1972
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After attending driving school in Bulawayo was transferred back to Salisbury Central, Matapi, swop transfer to Inyati, Mphoengs, Mayobodo, Plumtree, Madhlambusi and Tjolotjo.
Updated: 7 September 2014
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Burke, Eamonn - Leeds, UK
Force Number: 10110 - Section Officer - RGSM, ZIM; Joined: 4 July 1977 - Squad: 9/77
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Updated: 2 August 2009
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Burke, Tom - Leeds, United Kingdom
Force Number: 9353 - Patrol Officer - RGSM, ZIM
Joined: 25 January 1975 - Squad: 3/75; served until 1980

Presidents Escort 6/75. Served as a regular in Mrewa, Marandellas, Macheke, Mtoko, Nyamapanda and Licence Inspectors. Served as an 'A' reservist at Highlands. PATU stints in Buhera and Mudzi.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Burridge, Peter Croft - Auckland, New Zealand
Force Number: 7750
Joined: 1 May 1967; served until 1 Nov 1974
Branch Membership: New Zealand
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Joined NZ Police as Constable, General Duties, Wellington District, 06 May 1963, and later accepted a position with BSAP, sworn in at Salisbury 01 May 1967. Served at Salisbury Province, Central Enquiry Section, Hospital Posts and transferred to CID as a D/P/O, serving at Salisbury Central, Southerton etc then to CIDHQ as a fingerprint trainee before moving to SOC latent prints and scenes duties. As a D/S/O, continued serving at CIDHQ until November 1974 when I returned to continue service with the N.Z. Police CIB at the Auckland Fingerprint Section. Served as a fingerprint expert and soco specialist. 1996 as Senior Sergeant, appointed O/c Section, retired on pension from N.Z. Police, May 1999. Am currently Director/Principal of firm Fingerprint and Forensic Services Ltd, based at Auckland NZ, with web site www.fingerprints-forensics.co.nz. Have been one of the original members of the NZ Branch of the BSAP Reg. Ass. Long time IPA member.

Updated: 26 April 2007
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Burrows, Timothy - Paso Robles, USA
Force Number: 8401 - Patrol Officer
Joined: 6 November 1961 - Squad: 1/1969; served until 1971

Would like to make contact with anyone who was one squad of 69 just for fun. Tim
Updated: 20 September 2008
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Burstein, Brian (Bernie) - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Force Number: 6570 - D/Inspector - RGSM
Joined: 12 January 1962 - Squad: 1/62; served until 14 May 1976
Branch Membership: Eastern Cape
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083 357 2111 - Fax: 041 3641372
Retired but working from home; various activities e.g. Risk Management surveys for the insurance industry and others. Transfer LPs onto CD minus all scratches etc. Would like to make contact with ex members.
Updated: 26 April 2007
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Butler, Chris - Plymouth, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8355 - Patrol Officer - RGSM; Joined: 28 December 1969 - Squad: 10/69
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Updated: 21 December 2013
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Butler, Peter - Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Force Number: 8009 - Patrol Officer
Joined June 1968 - Squad: 6/1968; served until June 1971
Branch Membership: United Kingdom

After doing my "three" in Matabeleland (Rural and Urban) went into broadcast journalism. Headed RBC radio and TV news in Bulawayo. After Independance in 1980 left Zimbabwe to return to UK. Worked as a newspaper journalist in the East Midlands (Leicester) before taking over as News Editor at Independant Radio Station, Leicester Sound. Now running my own production company, Destiny AVP, producing documentary and corporate films.
Updated: 22 May 2010
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Bye, Rusty - Pierrefeu, France
Force Number: 5411 - C/Inspector
Joined: 27 November 1955 - Squad: 8/1955; served until 22 May 1981
Branch Membership: United Kingdom Branch
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Updated: 11 October 2014
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