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Wilson Tederera Shora (1932 - 1979)

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Wilson Tederera Shora
Born in Chiota TTL, Southern Rhodesiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Chiota TTL , Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Jul 2018 | Last significant change: 31 Aug 2018
09:42: Andrew Field edited the Biography for Wilson Shora. [Thank Andrew for this]
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Categories: BSA Police | Roll of Honour, BSA Police.


Birth & Upbringing: Born 1932 in the Chiota Communal lands.
Family: Little is known about Wilson's family.
Education Wilson was educated at the Marondera School and then the Wadilove Institute. He also spent some time training at the Tengwani Institute.
Vocation: Before Joining the BSA Police, Wilson worked as a builder after leaving school. He attested into the BSA Police in February 1957; Reg.No.14730; served until January 1979. He had served on CID Stations in Umtali, and Salisbury. He transferred to Special Branch in September 1963. His promotion to Sergeant took place in September 1963 and he achieved the rank of Sergeant Major in 1977.
Honours and Awards: Police Long Service Medal (1975); Rhodesian General Service Medal (1970)
Demise: Murdered by terrorists while home on leave in Chiota TTL (Operation Hurricane) in the Marandellas District. He was a serving D/Sergeant Major with Special Branch [1]
Burial: He was buried at Warren Hills Cemetery on 26 January 1980. [2].


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

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