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David Banga (1950 - 1974)

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Cst David Banga
Born in Sanyati TTL; S/Rhodesiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Zambesi River (Operation Hurricane)map
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jun 2018
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Categories: Roll of Honour (War), British South Africa Police | Duty Uniformed Branch, British South Africa Police | Killed in Action, Rhodesia, Rhodesian Bush War.

Cst David Banga was Killed in Action during Rhodesian Bush War.


Biography

Birth & Upbringing: Born 1950.
Education He completed his education at St. Oswalds Mission in Featherstone.
Vocation: Joined the BSA Police in March 1970;Reg. No. 20509; served until May 1974. His first station was in Karoi, and then he was transferred to Chirundu and border town.
Demise: Killed in action - under fire from Zambian, presumably by Zambian Army, while serving as a Constable with Duty Uniform on the Zambezi River (Operation Hurricane), near Chirundu. [1] [2] [3]
Burial: He was buried at his home in the Featherstone area on 8 May 1974 [4] .

Sources

  1. Zimbabwe Death Notices 1904-1976 Database with images. familysearch.com Ref: 60/74 as cited by National Archives, Harare
  2. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour [http:/www.bsap.org BSAP Website]
  3. Obituary Notice Outpost 5/1974 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police
  4. A Haggett & G van Tonder "Rhodesian Combined Forces Roll of Honour 1966-1981" ISBN 978-1-920143-75-6 based on the original Dr. JRT Wood citing Rhodesian Sitreps and other sources.


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