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Patrick Gwenda (1942 - 1977)

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Patrick Gwenda
Born in Fort Victoria, Rhodesiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jun 2018
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Categories: Roll of Honour (War), British South Africa Police | Criminal Investigation Department, British South Africa Police | Killed in Action, Rhodesia, Rhodesian Bush War | Fort Victoria, Victoria, Rhodesia | Warren Hills Cemetery, Harare, Harare Province.

Biography

Birth & Upbringing: Born 1942.
Education: Patrick was educated at Gaths Mine School, Mashaba, . [1].
Occupation: Policeman - joined the BSA Police in August 1965; Reg. No. 18708; served until March 1977
Demise: Killed in action - ambush while serving as a Detective Constable with Criminal Investigation Department. [2] [3].
Burial: Patrick Gwenda was buried at Warren Hill Cemetery on 9 March 1977 following a semi-military funeral. [4].

Sources

  1. Obituary Notice Outpost 3/1977 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police
  2. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour BSAP Website
  3. Obituary Notice Outpost 3/1977 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police
  4. Ibid.. Obituary Notice Outpost Magazine


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