British South Africa Company
The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally ...
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British South Africa Company Medal
The British South Africa Company Medal (1890–97). In 1896, Queen Victoria sanctioned the issue by the British South Africa Company of a medal to troops who had been engaged in the First Matabele War....
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Patrick William Forbes
Patrick William Forbes (1861 – 1918), was a leader of the paramilitary British South Africa Police, who commanded a force that invaded Matabeland in the First Matabele War.
Born in 1861 at W...
Danny Stannard
David 'Dan' Stannard (born 1937 Peshawar, Pakistan of British parents) was a Zimbabwe policeman who became a Branch Director of the Central Intelligence Organisation, under Ken Flower, thus serving u...
John Pestell
Sir John Richard Pestell KCVO (21 November 1916 – 5 July 2005) was Private Secretary and Comptroller to the Governor of Rhodesia from 1965 to 1969.He was born in 1916 and educated at Portsmouth Northe...
Henry Birchenough
Sir John Henry Birchenough, 1st Baronet, GCMG (7 March 1853 – 12 May 1937) was an English businessman and public servant.
Birchenough was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, the second son of John Bir...
Roy Bennett (politician)
Roy Leslie Bennett (born 16 February 1957) is a Zimbabwean politician and former member of the British South Africa Police. He was also a member of the House of Assembly of Zimbabwe for the seat of Ch...
Ken Flower
Ken Flower (died 1987) was of Cornish extraction and worked for H.M. Customs & Excise before joining the British South Africa Police in Southern Rhodesia in 1937. After war service in British Soma...
Pioneer Column
The Pioneer Column was a force raised by Cecil Rhodes and his British South Africa Company in 1890 and used in his efforts to annexe the territory of Mashonaland, later part of Southern Rhodesia (now ...
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Percy Sillitoe
Sir Percy Joseph Sillitoe KBE (1888–1962) was Director general of MI5, the United Kingdom's internal security service, from 1946 to 1953.Educated at St Paul's Cathedral School.He is credited wit...
Greg Aplin
Gregory John "Greg" Aplin MP (born 9 October 1952), an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Albury for the Liberal Party of Australia since 2003....
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David Coltart
David Coltart (born 4 October 1957) is a Zimbabwean lawyer, Christian leader and politician. He was a founding member of the Movement for Democratic Change when it was established in 1999 and its foun...
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Graham Seton Hutchison
Lieutenant-Colonel Graham Seton Hutchison (1890–1946) was a British First World War army officer, military theorist, author of both adventure novels and non-fiction works and fascist activist. Seton H...
Gerald Grove
Sir Gerald Grove, 3rd Baronet (18 December 1886 – 3 March 1962) was a British military leader and filmmaker. He was one of the Grove Baronets.
He was educated at Sherborne School in Sherborn...
Peter Godwin (writer)
Peter Godwin (born 4 December 1957 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia) is an author, journalist, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, and former human rights lawyer. Best known for his writings concernin...
Maurice Gifford
Hon. Maurice Raymond Gifford CMG (5 May 1859 – 1 July 1910) was a British military officer.
Born at Ampney Park, Gloucester, he was the son of Robert Francis Gifford, 2nd Baron Gifford, and the ...
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Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell
Arthur Robert Peter Baden-Powell, 2nd Baron Baden-Powell, FRSA (30 October 1913 – 9 December 1962) was the son of Lieutenant-General Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, the founder of Scoutin...
Mozambique rule
The Moçambique rule, or (to adopt an anglicised form of spelling) Mozambique rule, is a common law rule in private international law. The rule renders actions relating to title in foreign land, the r...
James Orr (police officer)
James Bernard Vivian Orr CVO (19 November 1917 – 14 June 2008) was a police officer and Private Secretary to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh from 1957 to 1970.Orr was educated at Harrow School, and Gordonst...
British South Africa Police
The British South Africa Police (BSAP) was, for most of its existence, the police force of Rhodesia (renamed Zimbabwe in 1980). It was formed as a paramilitary force of mounted infantrymen in 1889 by ...
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Company rule in Rhodesia
The British South Africa Company's administration of what became Rhodesia was chartered in 1889 by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, and began with the Pioneer Column's march north-east to Mashona...
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Peter McLaughlin
Peter McLaughlin (born 1956) is a British academic, historian and educator who is the current Headmaster of The Doon School. Before joining Doon in 2009, he served as Headmaster of Douai School, and P...
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Frederick Booth
Captain Frederick Charles Booth VC, DCM (6 March 1890 – 14 September 1960) was a Rhodesian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enem...
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