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Recently Published
Title: A Life Lived on The Edge
Author: Stanyon Douglas John - BSA Police 7158/8638; Served 1964-1980
Publisher: Amazon: 2017
ISBN : 978-1549859307
Availabilty: Amazon

Review: This book contains 68 stories of the experiences of the author, in (1) Policing the Lowveld of Rhodesia from 1965- 1968 Where after he resigned. Part two covers stories of his world travels,for three years with almost identical experiences as portrayed in James Michener's "The Drifters." Travelling across six continents, working in the deserts of Australia and the jungles of New Guinea. Part three covers his attestation and experiences as a CID member engaged in combating terrorism, mainly in Op Hurricane from 1972 - 1980.
13 January 2018
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BSA Police Former Members In Memorial In memory of our former colleagues who passed away recently, in reverse date order:

Harris , John Webber, MCM (6622 - D/Patrol Officer; served between March 1962 - September 1967), passed away on 19 February 2018 - White River, South Africa.
24 February 2018

Milton , Ian Robertson, aged 85 (5757 - Constable; served between September 1957 - September 1960), passed away on 12 February 2018 - Eagle Heights, Australia.
21 February 2018

Cuerden , John Desmond Venant 'Des', aged 78 (5821 - Section Officer; served between March 1958 - September 1968), passed away on 10 February 2018 - Tewksbury, United Kingdom.
21 February 2018

Healy , Timothy Joseph, (7607 - Superintendent; served between June 1966 - March 1981), passed away on 29 January 2018 - Broederstroom, Gauteng, South Africa.
29 January 2018

Kefford , Harry Ellis, aged 75 (6982 - Assistant Commissioner; served between June 1963 - June 1988), passed away on 20 January 2018 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
29 January 2018

Bennett , Roy Leslie, (9358 - Patrol Officer; served between February 1975 - July 1978), died tragically on 18 January 2018 - New Mexico, United States.
19 January 2018

Kelly , Patrick Graham, aged 75 (6182 - Chief Superintendent; served between July 1960 - August 1980 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 14 January 2018 - Hillcrest, South Africa.
16 January 2018

Hall , Ronald Douglas, aged 89 (5117 - D/Chief Inspecitor; served between August 1953 - April 1974 - Member of the Matabeleland and United Kingdom Branches), passed away on 12 January 2018 - Brixham, United Kingdom.
16 January 2018

Botha , Ian Gough', (7883/8619 - Section Officer; served two tours between January 1968 - October 1974 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 5 January 2018 - Gaansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa.
6 January 2018

Pringle , Kevin Peter 'Kev', aged 66 (8226/8867 - Section Officer; served two tours between April 1969 - June 1980 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 3 January 2018 - Wokingham, United Kingdom.
6 January 2018

Our thoughts go out to family and friends and we join former colleagues in extending condolences and deepest sympathies.
They shall be sadly missed.

In Memoriam 2015-2017