Birth & Upbringing: Born in the Enkeldoorn are in 1956.
Education He completed his secondary education at All Saints, Enkeldoorn.
Military Service: The BSA Police was very much a para-military service and was the nation's first line of defence. Young policemen were thus thrust into armed conflict during the insurgency of the later 1960's and the decade which followed. Those who appear on the BSA Police Roll of Honour (War) are afforded full military honours in the true sense.
The Support Unit of the British South Africa Police was a military organisation of Brigade strength and it sole purpose was to participate as infantry in anti terrorist insurgency operations alongside the Rhodesian Army. The Support Unit was a highly successful disciplined unit.
Occupation: Policeman - joined the BSA Police in ; Reg. No. 23007; served until August 1976. Before joining the police he had work on the family market gardening business and then with an engineering firm in Salisbury. He was a direct entry into the Support Unit and was posted to Yankee Company.
Demise: Killed in Action - contact and engagement with enemy while serving as a Constable with Support Unit in Nyamapanda Police Camp (Operation Hurricane). The Nyamapanda Police Camp, situated on the border with Mozambique, came under an unprovoked but planned attack by elements of the Mozambique Army from within Rhodesia. Peter Britland died during the same attack..
Burial: Gift Muduve's military funeral took place near Enkeldoorn on 25 August 1976.
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