The web site is used to make important bits of our military history from the UDI days accessible, and to post notices of important get togethers.
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Brigadier Victor (Vic) L WALKER passed away Sunday 1st Sept 2017.
Vic held the position of Chairman of the RAA from 2011 until February 2017. He worked tirelessly during that time to try to bring together the various Regimental Associations around the World, (but most especially here in the UK), under one Group Umbrella while they at the same time retained their independent Regimental sovereignty.
The Cremation Service for the Late Brigadier Vic Walker is to be held on
Thursday 19th October 2017, at the Bluebell Hill Crematorium at 12h45.
NO FLOWERS, please, by family request. There will be a donation box to Cancer Research and the RSPCA at the Crematorium in lieu.
After the Service, those who wish to are invited to join his Son, David, and his wife, Judy to drink a toast to Vic and to reminisce, at the Black Horse Inn, Pilgrims Way, Thurnham, Maidstone, ME14 3LD
The Service of Remembrance will take place in the GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE, outside Westminster Abbey.
Gather by 10h30 on the Lawn next to the Rhodesia Plot, Nš 84 for 10h40 start.
Afterwards, we walk to the London Novatel, Waterloo, for lunch.
The service is held in memory of all Rhodesians who laid down their lives in the service of our country Rhodesia, on Remembrance Sunday. All ex-Rhodesians are invited to attend.
1. Bedford, organised by the RLI Regimental Association. Contact martyn hudson
2. Ripon, organised by Albert Weidemann on behalf of the Royal British Legion and The Greys Scouts. Contact A J Weidemann for details.
Our time is now a long time ago, and the material on this web site is used for research by descendents of many of our members. To that end it would be useful if all of you would find your Unit's pages here, and see if you have anything useful to add. In particular, we need course photographs, particularly with names, and Roll of Honour Information. Unit dates of formation and dissolution are also needed. Do not send original photographs by post. All material may be sent to the Web Master. Please compress photos scans before sending, to an 800 pixels wide image, if you know how. They are also better sent uncompressed than not at all.
Use the menu on the left to find a particular service.
The links below are recent web site updates and
the links below that provide for some light broad based reading.
RR Intake 134 (incl Sigs) course photographs)
RR Roll of Honour correction Rfn Da Silva-Calheiros N. A.
Rhodesian Corps of Signals course photographs
3 Indep Coy Roll of Honour
Flame Lily Foundation
3 Sqn Flypast photo 1962/3
Photo of Guard Force in Headlands
7 Squadron Commanders Photograph
How the Guard Force Role Evolved
Photo: 1 Sqn Aircrew 1970
Terrorist Incursions into Rhodesia 1966 - 1972
Operation Nickle Indictment 1971
Operation Uric, John Fairey's Account
Operation Uric, Alex Binda's account
Guerrilla war in Rhodesia - A Story of Military Incompetence
31 Terrorists Killed in "Bloody Fine Fighting"
Recollections from the Rand Light Infantry
Mozambique 1968 - 1972 - Rhodesian and Portuguese Cooperation
Have you not received your Rhodesian GSM?
Your comments and ideas are most welcome. As you can see both pictures of units badges and equipment and information to improve the unit history on this site are needed.
If you can name personnel in any photographs, or add new information, or help with error corrections, the webmaster would like to hear from you, by e-mail:
Please, only use this link for web site related material.
To communicate about Associations, finding personnel, etc., use the links on our CONTACT US page.
The web site is constantly being re-coded, in particular as regards any persons with special needs (using text readers, for example). This is ongoing, so please do not be too disappointed if updates of information sent in, take a long time to show.
Whilst every attempt is made to provide accurate information on this web site, much of the information is provided by third parties or collected from the public domain, and therefore the Rhodesia Army Association and it's staff do not accept liability for the accuracy of the information.