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Joseph Breza (1938 - 1978)

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Joseph Breza
Born in Lupane Districtmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Lupane District (Operation Tangent), Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2018
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Categories: Roll of Honour (War), British South Africa Police | Duty Uniformed Branch, British South Africa Police.


Birth & Upbringing: Joseph was born in the Lupane District in 1938.
Education: He was schooled Lozikeni School, in the Lupane District. [1]
Occupation: Policeman - joined the BSA Police in September 1960;Reg. No. 15742; served until August 1978
Demise: Murdered by terrorists while serving as a Constable with Duty Uniform in Lupane District (Operation Tangent) [2] [3] [4] .
Burial: Joseph Breza was buried at his home in the Lupane District in August 1978


  1. Obituary Notice Outpost 8/1978 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police
  2. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour BSAP Website
  3. Ibid Outpost Magazine
  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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