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Ivan Kapito (1956 - 1978)

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Ivan Kapito
Born in Rusape Districtmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Sipolilo (Operation Hurricane), Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jun 2018 | Last significant change: 30 Aug 2018
09:51: Andrew Field edited the Biography for Ivan Kapito. [Thank Andrew for this]
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Categories: BSA Police | Roll of Honour, BSA Police.


Birth & Upbringing: Ivan was born in the Rusape District in 1956.
Family: He married Consillia and together the couple raised a daughter, Audilla (born shortly before Ivan's demise).
Education Ivan received his education at Rukweza School in the Inyanzura District.
Vocation: Following school Ivan worked as a domestic servant at the Chipinga police camp. He joined the BSA Police in December 1975; Reg.No.24009; (Tomlinson Squad 29/1975) served until December 1978. He was posted to Sipolilo and was involved with Ground Coverage intelligence work.
Honours and Awards:
Demise: KIA - contact and engagement with enemy in the Sipolilo District while serving as a Constable with Duty Uniform (Operation Hurricane).[1] [2].
Buried: Ivan was buried following a semi-military funeral at Warren Hills Cemetery, Salisbury on 27 December 1978 [3]


  1. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour [http:/ BSAP Website]
  2. Obituary Notice Outpost 1/1979 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police
  3. 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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