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Roy Allan Swemmer (1959 - 1978)

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Roy Allan Swemmer
Born in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Buhera TTL , Rhodesiamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Jul 2018 | Last significant change: 10 Oct 2018
11:46: Andrew Field edited the Biography for Roy Swemmer. [Thank Andrew for this]
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Categories: BSA Police | Roll of Honour, BSA Police.


Birth & Upbringing: Row was born in Salisbury in 1959.
Education: He was schooled near Bulawayo at Plumtree Boys High School. [1] .
Vocation: Joined the BSA Police in June 1977; Reg.No.10093; served until June 1978. He was posted to Umtali Central station.
Demise: KIA - contact with terrorists while serving as a Patrol Officer with Duty Uniform Branch in Buhera TTL (Operation Thrasher).[2] [3].
Burial: Roy Swemmer's private funeral was held at Warren Hills Cemetery, Salisbury, on 8 June 1978.


  1. 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.
  2. Andrew Field: BSA Police Roll of Honour BSAP Website
  3. Obituary Notice Outpost 6/1978 Outpost Magazine: Journal of the BSA Police

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