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Stuart Gillies (1959 - 1978)

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Stuart Gillies
Born in Ben Hills; Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Lupane District, Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jun 2018 | Last significant change: 30 Aug 2018
09:31: Andrew Field edited the Biography for Stuart Gillies. [Thank Andrew for this]
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Categories: BSA Police | Roll of Honour, BSA Police.


Birth & Upbringing: Stuart was born in Ben Hills, Scotland in 1959.
Family: Details of his family are sought for inclusion.
Education He did most of his secondary schooling in South Africa, including Kloof High and Durban Boys' High. Stuart completed his schooling at Northlea, Bulawayo.
Vocation: Prior to joining the BSA Police, Stuart worked at the Rhodesia Railways in Bulawayo. He joined the BSA Police in February 1978; Reg.No.10422; served until December 1978. His first posting was back to Bulawayo from Morris Depot, where he was on Traffic Section.
Honours and Awards:
Demise: KIA - ambush while serving as a Uniformed Branch Patrol Officer on PATU duty in Lupane District (Operation Tangent).[1] [2].
Burial: He was buried in Bulawayo following a funeral service on 19 December 1979.


  1. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour BSAP Website
  2. Obituary Notice Outpost 1/1979 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police

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