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Ian Rowland Brown (1945 - 1979)

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FR Ian Rowland Brown
Born in Grahamstown; Cape Province, Union of South Africamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 20 Jun 2018 | Last significant change: 11 Sep 2019
08:32: Andrew Field edited the Birth Place for Ian Rowland Brown (1945-1979). [Thank Andrew for this]
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FR Ian Brown was Killed in Action during Rhodesian Bush War.


Birth & Upbringing: Born 1945.
Education: He was schooled in Salisbury at Prince Edward High School. [1]
Occupation: Part-time policeman - joined the BSA Police Reserve in May 1973;Reg. No. 19334P; served until March 1979
Demise: Killed in action - contact and engagement with enemy while serving as a Field Reservist. [2] [3]
Cremation: Cremated privately following a funeral service in Salisbury on 2 April 1979.

Research Notes

  • Some birth date estimates are based on ages given at death.
  • This profile is Work in Progress Field-4274 10:48, 6 May 2019 (UTC)


  1. 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.
  2. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of HonourBSAP Website
  3. Obituary Notice Outpost 5/1979 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police

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On 11 Sep 2019 at 08:11 GMT Ronel (van Heerden) Olivier wrote:

Please amend place of birth to historical correct place name.

If you need help with that you can visit the South African project help page link added here for your convenience

Thanks in advance Andrew