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BSA Police Former Members Memorial Roll - 2018 In memory of our former colleagues who passed away during 2018, in reverse date order:

Stanton, Peter Henry (5809 - Detective Inspector; served between February 1958 - March 1978; Member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 15 November 2018 - Pretoria, South Africa.
16 November 2018



Sutton, Charles Richard (4799 - Section Officer; served between October 1951 - September 1972; Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 27 October 2018 - Newton Abbot, United Kingdom.
31 October 2018



Butt, Michael William 'Mick' (7681 - Inspector; served between January 1967 - August 1978), passed away on 18 October 2018 - Moggerhanger, United Kingdom.
27 October 2018



Scholtz, Andre Albertus (7930 - Section Officer; served between February 1968 - June 1978; Member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 19 September 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
8 September 2018



Shewell, Paul Frederick (5749 - Superintendent; served between August 1957 - November 1981; Member of the Natal and Western Cape Branches), passed away on 3 September 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
19 September 2018



Van Eeden, Frederick Jacobus "Basie" (6248 - Inspector; served between January 1961 - August 1982; Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 1 September 2018 - Cape Town, South Africa.
8 September 2018



Finnigan, Rodney Norton (5917 - Chief Superintendent; served between December 1958 - April 1984; Member of the Mashonaland Branch), passed away on 28 August 2018 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
31 August 2018



Beale , Robert George (9783 - Patrol Officer; served between October 1976-October 1978), passed away on 24 August 2018 - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
4 August 2018


Freemantle, Mark Edward (4145 - Chief Inspector; served between December 1946 - February 1968), passed away on 20 August 2018 - Salisbury, United Kingdom.
12 July 2018


Cave, Michael 'Mike' (15152 - Field Reservist; member of the Australian Branch), passed away on 15 August 2018 - Perth, Australia.
25 August 2018


Brown, Frederick James Copeland 'Fred' (5708 - Constable; served between May 1957 - December 1962; member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 12 August 2018 - Uvongo, South Africa.
18 August 2018


Tippetts , David John Malpas (5650 - C/Superintendent; served between March 1957 - June 1980; member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 9 August 2018 - George, South Africa.
18 August 2018


Hawkins, George Edward Uniacke (10154 - Patrol Officer; served between August 1977 - September 1980), passed away on 30 July 2018 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
4 August 2018


Wall, Brian William Lionel (5229 - Detective Inspector; served between April 1954 - January 1966; Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 16 July 2018 - Nanaimo, Canada.
20 July 2018


Watermeyer, Peter John (6108 - Superintendent; served between December 1959 - July 1980; Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 14 July 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
4 August 2018


Reader, Norman Geoffrey (7304 - Patrol Officer; served between March 1965 - December 1969; Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 12 July 2018 - Vancouver, Canada.
20 July 2018


Potgieter , Raymond 'Ray' (7865 - D/Section Officer; served between December 1967 - July 1979), passed away on 9 July 2018 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
12 July 2018


Coutts CPMG, Alexander Cameron Sibbald 'Sandy" (5234 - Inspector; served between April 1954 - April 1974), passed away on 7 July 2018 - Cape Town, South Africa.
4 August 2018


Roberts, Christopher Stuart (8006 - Inspector; served between June 1968 - August 1980), passed away on 30 June 2018 - Wollerton nr Market Drayton, United Kingdom.
20 July 2018


Schwartz, Terrence Eugene 'Terry" (6382 - D/Patrol Officer; served between March 1961 - July 1965; member of the Natal and Transvaal Branches), passed away on 23 June 2018 - Edenvale, South Africa.
14 June 2018 - WikiTree


Thompson, George Richard 'Dick' (5559 - Chief Inspector; served between October 1956 - May 1981; member of the Natal and United Kingdom Branches), passed away on 12 June 2018 - New Castle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
14 June 2018


Albyn, Terrence Francis 'Terry' (5855 - Superintendent; served between August 1958 - August 1980; member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 4 June 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
6 June 2018


Minifie, Christopher John (6192 - Patrol Officer; served between July 1960 to February 1965), passed away on 26 May 2018 - Basingstoke, United kingdom.
23 June 2018


Law, Gordon Black (7997 - Patrol Officer; served between June 1968 to June 1978), passed away on 23 May 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
23 May 2018


Neale, John Philip (4996 - Chief Superintendent; served between Decembmer 1952 to February 1976; Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 22 May 2018 - Frimley, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
22 May 2018


Peterson, Henry George (7519 - D/Inspector; served between January 1966 - November 1982), passed away on 19 May 2018 - Rustenburg, South Africa.
22 May 2018


McIntosh, Colin Reid (5833 - D/Section Officer; served between June 1958 - August 1971), passed away on 15 May 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
23 May 2018


Stoker, James 'Jim' (6366 - Section Officer; served between April 1961 - December 1967; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 12 May 2018 - Bradford, United Kingdom.
15 May 2018



Lyes, Peter Edmund (6695 - Assistant Commissioner; served between June 1962 - August 1987 (in the successor force); member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 29 April 2018 - Durban, South Africa.
1 May 2018


Becks, Colin Cyril (5839/7145 - S/Section Officer; served two tours between June 1958 - July 1970; member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 29 April 2018 - Santon, South Africa.
22 May 2018


Hickman, Stuart Edmund 'Tony', aged 75 (6679 - Constable; served between May 1962 - October 1964; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 24 April 2018 - Lincoln, United Kingdom.
14 May 2018


Merris, Anthony Thomas John 'Tony', aged 70 (7717/8640 - L/Chief Inspector; served between February 1966 - May 1982 (in the successor force); member of the Natal and Transvaal Branches), passed away on 24 April 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
30 April 2018


Ainsworth, David Richard, aged 73 (8182 - Inspector (T); served between January 1969 - January 1979; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 21 April 2018 - Boulogne, France.
1 May 2018


Hunter, Earle Wayne, aged 57 (110861 - Patrol Officer; served between March 1979 - October 1980; member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 13 April 2018 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
21 April 2018


Smith, Ronald Clive, aged 73 (6840 - Section Officer; served between January 1963 - January 1973; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 8 April 2018 - Lanaca, Cyprus.
21 April 2018


Arnold, Peter James, aged 82 (5042 - Sergeant; served between May 1953 - February 1964; member of the Natal and Western Cape Branches), passed away on 26 March 2018 - Glentana near George, South Africa.
30 April 2018


Robbins, Ronald Thomas (4791 - S/Sergeant; served between October 1951 - July 1961; member of the Natal Midlands Branch), passed away on 21 March 2018 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
25 March 2018


Burgoyne, Richard Henry 'Tich', aged 75 (6877/7905 - Patrol Officer; served two tours between February 1963 - December 1971; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 17 March 2018 - Crystal Palace, London, United Kingdom.
30 April 2018


Wiley, Richard Anthony James, aged 59 (9860 - Staff Section Officer; served between January 1977 - August 1980; member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 23 March 2018 - Fouriesburg, South Africa.
14 May 2018


Wadsworth, Denis Ian, aged 80 (5831/6716 - Constable; served two tours between May 1958 - July 1963; member of the Natal, Transvaal and United Kingdom Branches), passed away on 12 March 2018 - Bad Ischl, Austria.
12 March 2018


Hartley, Noel Simon Frederick 'Cy', aged 78 (6605 - Chief Superintendent; served between February 1962 - May 1983; member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 7 March 2018 - Winchester, United Kingdom.
9 March 2018


Punter, Frederick Albert 'Fred", PMM, aged 85 (4853 - Senior Assistant Commissioner; served between December 1952 - July 1982; member of the United Kingdom Branch and Trustee United Kingdom BSA Police Trust), passed away on 25 February 2018 - Moggerhanger, United Kingdom.
26 February 2018


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


Smith, Robert Bruce, (5677 - Constable; served between March 1957 - March 1962), passed away on 9 February 2018 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
24 April 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
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BSA Police Former Members Memorial Roll - 2017 In memory of our former colleagues who passed away during 2017, in reverse date order:

McEvoy , James 'Jimmy', aged 88 (4762 - Chief Inspector; served between July 1951 - July 1971 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 20 December 2017 - Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom.
29 December 2017




Atkinson , Alexander "Alex', aged 92 (5408C - Police Reserve - Section Leader; served between 1955 - 1979 - Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 20 December 2017 - Cape Town, Soouth Africa.
27 December 2017




De Grandhomme , Laurence Leonard, (9760 Patrol Officer; served between September 1976 - January 1979), passed away on 13 December 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
2 January 2018




Munson , Peter, aged 84 (4708 - Sergeant; served between April 1951 - September 1962 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 10 December 2017 - Canterbury, United Kingdom.
2 January 2018




Horton , Michael George Alan 'Mike', aged 61 (9296/Cadet836 - Patrol Officer; served between December 1974 - March 1979 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 10 December 2017 - Northampton, United Kingdom.
14 December 2017




Macaulay , Neil Kilgour 'Scotty', (5480 - Superintendent; served between May 1966 - August 1981 - Member of the Kwazulu-Natal Branch), passed away on 5 December 2017 - Chrestholme, South Africa.
6 December 2017




Dyer , David John 'Dickie', aged 84 (4726 Chief Inspector; served between June 1951 - July 1971 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 30 November 2017 - London, United Kingdom.
8 January 2018




McMillan , Stanley Brian 'Stan', aged 77 (5880 Superintendent; served between September 1958 - June 1980 - Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 28 November 2017 - Constantia, South Africa.
13 January 2018




Alexander , Hugh Grant, aged 90 (4539 - Constable; served between January 1950 - January 1953 - member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 24 November 2017 - Coatbridge, United Kingdom.
15 January 2018




Egleton , Thomas William 'Tom' PMM, aged 96 (4136 - Senior Assistant Commissioner; served between August 1946 - August 1975), passed away on 14 November 2017 - Rustenburg, South Africa.
15 January 2018




McLachlan , Dudley Neville (6079 - D/Chief Inspector; served between October 1959 - December 1980), passed away on 13 November 2017 - East London, South Africa.
15 January 2018




Kilborn , Bryan Richard (6143 - Chief Inspector; served between March 1960 - May 1980), passed away on 12 November 2017 - Bryanston, South Africa.
15 January 2018




Stewart , Gordon Rutherford, (4397 - Constable; served between February 1949 - November 1953), passed away on 9 November 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa.
8 January 2018




Peters , Ronald Stanley 'Ron', aged 84 (4709 - Senior Assistant Commissioner; served between April 1951 - October 1981 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 5 November 2017 - Devon, United Kingdom.
6 November 2017




Wigley , Darell Anthony Lawrence, aged 75 (7333 - Patrol Officer; served between April 1965 - April 1968 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 4 November 2017 - Denbigh, Wales, United Kingdom.
5 November 2017




Lucas , David Brian, aged 72 (6996 - Patrol Officer; served between August 1963 - September 1967 - Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 4 November 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa.
5 November 2017




McCrea , Robert Alexander, aged 67 (8142 - Section Officer; served between December 1968 - May 1979 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 1 November 2017 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
2 November 2017




Patching , Roger John, aged 81 (5240 - Chief Inspector; served between April 1954 - March 1981 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 29 October 2017 - Stafford, United Kingdom.
30 October 2017




Allan , David Tennent, aged 90 (4368 - Sergeant; served between January 1949 - July 1963 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 26 October 2017 - Dunfermline; Fife, United Kingdom.
30 October 2017



Jack , Hew Duncan, (7882 - Patrol Officer; served between January 1968 - January 1971), passed away on 13 October 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
1 November 2017




Crisp , John, aged 90 (8543 - Police Reservist; served between March 1959 - August 1960 - Member of the New Zealand Branch), passed away on 12 October 2017 - Aukland, New Zealand.
21 October 2017




Lay , Brian Chris, aged 84 (4819 - Chief Superintendent; served between December 1951 - December 1976 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 8 October 2017 - Chelmsford, United Kingdom.
9 October 2017




Neale , Harold William 'Bill', aged 88 (4481 - Section Officer; served between October 1949 - May 1970 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 30 September 2017 - Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom.
1 October 2017




Wishart , Robert Irvine 'Bob', aged 75 (6316 - Detective Chief Inspector; served between February 1961 - June 1980 - Member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 25 September 2017 - Johannesburg, South Africa.
26 September 2017




Frith , Frank Colin, aged 55 (111048 - Patrol Officer; served between December 1979 - December 1981), passed away on 25 September 2017 - Nelspruit, South Africa.
26 September 2017



Thomas , Barry Gordon (4384 - Chief Inspector; served between February 1949 - January 1972 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 24 September 2017 - Durban, South Africa.
25 September 2017



Latham , Walter Oldnal 'Wally' (6636/7560 - Patrol Officer; served two tours between March 1962 - August 1976 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 8 September 2017 - Eshowe, South Africa.
9 September 2017



Robinson , Peter John 'PJ', aged 93 (4059 - Senior Assistant Commissioner; served between June 1946 - May 1975 - Member of the Mashonaland Branch and Honorary Life Vice President of the Regimental Association), passed away on 7 July 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
8 September 2017



Wilkinson , Christy 'Chris', (6393 - Detective Chief Inspector; served between March 1961 - December 1980 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 5 September 2017 - Sydney, Australia.
6 September 2017



Van Dyke , Kenneth Edwin, aged 76 (5928 - Constable; served between November 1958 - March 1964 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 28 August 2017 - London, Ontario, Canada.
5 September 2017



Engelbrecht , Michael Ferdinand Johan, aged 59 (9677 - Section Officer; served between July 1976 - October 1980), passed away on 25 August 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe.
1 September 2017



Taylor , Brian Harry, aged 83 (5507 - Inspector; served between June 1956 - January 1983), passed away on 15 August 2017 - Portsmouth United Kingdom.
1 September 2017



Gardiner , Neville Henry, aged 77 (6090 - Chief Superintendent; served between November 1959 - April 1981), passed away on 4 August 2017 - Kallaroo, Australia.
1 September 2017



Maasdorp , Jennifer Elizabeth 'Jenny', aged 61 (WP271 - Women Section Officer; served between January 1975 - June 1983 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 9 July 2017 - Antrim, N.Ireland.
11 July 2017



Auld , Kevin Rodney McGregor, aged 62, beloved husband of Cecilia (8663 - Detective Section Officer; served between August 1971 - September 1980 - Member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 23 June 2017 - Bedford, South Africa
24 June 2017



Stokes , Thomas Andrew, aged 81, beloved husband of Heather (5586 - Section Officer; served between December 1956 - December 1966 - Member of the United Kingdom), passed away on 20 June 2017 - Clonmel, Ireland
24 June 2017



Rutherfoord , Colin Rodney Howsen, beloved husband of Margaret (6781/8411 - Patrol Officer; served two tours between November 1962 - September 1980 - Member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 12 June 2017 - Durban, South Africa
17 June 2017



Keyser , Philip Henry, beloved husband of Liz (8537 - Patrol Officer; served between December 1970 - December 1973 - Member of the Natal Branch), passed away on 7 June 2017 - Krugersdorp, South Africa
17 June 2017



Shout , Peter William, aged 89, beloved husband of Dee (4333 - D/Inspector; served November 1948 - August 1963 - Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 5 June 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa
7 June 2017



Fisher , Jack, aged 91, (4004 - A/Commissioner; Member of the New Zealand Branch), passed away on 24 May 2017 - Waikanea, Wellington, New Zealand
27 May 2017



Maddox , Jack, aged 80, beloved husband of Myra (27154D - Field Reservist; Member of the New Zealand Branch), passed away on 24 May 2017 - Nothcote, New Zealand
25 May 2017



Kernick , Michael, aged 62, beloved husband of Rosemarie (8841 - Patrol Officer; served July 1972 - May 1980 - Member of the Kwazulu Natal Branch), tragically murdered on 10 May 2017 - Bulwer, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
13 May 2017



Wheatley , Bryan Morton (4722/5720 - Inspector; served two tours between May 1951 July 1972), passed away on 6 May 2017 - Thailand
24 February 2018



Car , Frederick Luka (10457 - Patrol Officer; served February 1978 - August 1979), passed away on 3 May 2017 - Johannesburg, South Africa
7 May 2017



Russell , Nicholas Robert 'Nick', aged 59, beloved husband of Glynis (9596 - D/Section Officer; served March 1976 - May 1980 - Member of the Australian Branch), passed away on 2 May 2017 - Wadonga, Australia
7 May 2017



Berry , John Joseph Conlef, aged 82, beloved husband of Marie (5584 - Section Officer; served December 1956 - December 1966 - Member of the United Kingdom Branch and initiator of the Irish Gathering annually), passed away on 25 April 2017 - County Kildare, Ireland
26 April 2017



Wilkins , John Stafford, aged 83, beloved husband of Maureen (9318 - Inspector (T); served October 1974 - April 1981), passed away on 23 April 2017 - Benoni, South Africa
26 April 2017



Collings , Ashley David, aged 73, beloved husband of Morag (7038 - Superintendent; served December 1963 - April 1981 - Committee Member of the Transvaal Branch of the Regimental Association), passed away on 23 April 2017 - Edenvale, South Africa
25 April 2017



Fraser (nee Duguid) , Heather, aged 64, beloved wife of Alexander (WP152/WP258 - W/Patrol Officer; served two tours August 1970 - September 1976), passed away on 23 April 2017 - Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
24 April 2017



Haley , Donald Charles 'Charlie', aged 57, beloved husband of Sue (110744 - Superintendent; served January 1979 - continuing service in the ZR Police), passed away on 23 April 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe - see obituary
24 April 2017



North , Robert Charles 'Bob', aged 68 (8631 - Patrol Officer; served April 1971 - September 1973), passed away on 23 April 2017 - Bridlington, United Kingdom
13 May 2017



Power , John Richard Ormonde, beloved husband of Tanya (8846 - L/Inspector; served August 72 - February 1978), passed away on 16 April 2017 - Pembury, United Kingdom
24 April 2017



Higgins , Carl Arthur Stanley, aged 81, (5237 - Constable; served April 1954 - February 1960), passed away on 14 April 2017 - Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
22 April 2017



Hickie , Trevor James, aged 83, beloved husband of Constance (8429 - Chief Inspector (T); served March 1970 - July 1981), passed away on 13 April 2017 - Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
15 April 2017



Smith , Neil 'Smudge', aged 89, (4254 - Chief Inspector; served May 1948 - July 1971 - member of the Kwazulu Natal Branch), passed away on 12 April 2017 - Hilton, South Africa - see obituary
14 April 2017



Craven , Walter 'Wally' Maurice, aged 64, beloved husband of Susan (8223 - Section Officer; served April 1969 - April 1979 - member of the Transvaal Branch), passed away on 29 March 2017 - Roodepoort, South Africa
30 March 2017



Valentine , Simon Alistair Fraser (5337 - Constable; served May 1955 - May 1958), passed away on 22 March 2017 - Plettenburg Bay, South Africa
25 March 2017



Dalziel , Robert 'Bob', aged 85, beloved husband of Margaret (6992 - Chief Inspector (T); served July 1963 - April 1980), passed away on 18 March 2017 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
20 March 2017



Barron , George Nicholson (4461 - Chief Inspector; served August 1949 - November 1970), passed away on 10 March 2017 - Lowestoft, United Kingdom
17 March 2017



Ward , David 'Dave', Aged 74, beloved husband of Heather (6634 - Inspector; served March 1962 - December 1979 - former Member of the Western Cape Branch), passed away on 9 March 2017 - Cape Town, South Africa
17 March 2017



Read , Denis (3979 - Trooper; served April 1946 - October 1946), passed away on 7 March 2017 - Broughton, United Kingdom
7 March 2017



du Plessis , Cornelius Gerhardus 'Boet', beloved husband of Lynn (7859 - Patrol Officer; served December 1967 - May 1972), passed away on 6 March 2017 - Witbank, South Africa - see obituary.
7 March 2017



Kenny , Stanley John Dechristie 'Stan' (10556 - Section Officer; served May 1978 - January 1982), passed away on 5 March 2017 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
26 February 2017



Swann , Derek Gerald, aged 83, beloved husband of Susan (4909 - Constable; served April 1952 - July 1956), passed away on 4 March 2017 - Cardiff, United Kingdom
17 June 2017



Addison , Timothy Hugh (9751 - D/Section Officer; served September 1976 - June 1980), passed away on 26 February 2017 - Sydney, Australia
26 February 2017



Cumming , Brian James, aged 80 (5732 - Chief Inspector; served June 1957 - August 1977 - member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 17 February 2017 - Limassol, Cyprus
21 February 2017



Brown , Stuart Anthony Harrington (4664 - Constable; served October 1950 - April 1956), passed away on 8 February 2017 - Pocklinton, United Kingdom
26 February 2017



Moore, Peter Ernest, aged 74 (6340 - Chief Inspector; served March 1961 - August 1981), passed away on 3 February 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe
5 February 2017


Clark , Robert 'Bob', aged 69 (8317 - Superintendent; served September 1969 - August 1981 - member of the United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 29 January 2017 - Stourbridge, United Kingdom
8 February 2017



Garner, Douglas, MBE, aged 90 (4290 - Trooper; served June 1948 - July 1950), passed away on 22 January 2017 - Port Alfred, South Africa
31 January 2017


Tullett, Dennis Richard John (4944 - Staff Sergeant; served July 1952 - July 1962), passed away on 17 January 2017 - Exmouth, Devon, United Kingdom
4 February 2017


Burton , Peter Cedric (5220 - Constable; served March 1954 - March 1957), passed away on 16 January 2017 - London, United Kingdom
8 February 2017


Worden , Alfred John, aged 85 (5334 - Chief Superintendent; served May 1955 - May 1980 - former member United Kingdom Branch of the Association), passed away on 10 January 2017 - Wellington, New Zealand - see obituary
11 January 2017


Havill, Robert Gordon 'Rob' (8522 - Inspector; served October 1970 - May 1983), passed away on 2 January 2017 - Harare, Zimbabwe
7 January 2017

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BSA Police Former Members Memorial Roll - 2016 In memory of our former colleagues who passed away during 2016, in reverse date order:

Patton, James 'Jim', (9656 - Section Officer (T); served June 1976 - December 1977), passed away on 29 December 2016 - Three Rivers, Texas, United States
8 March 2017

Fraser, David Lobban, (9537 - D/Patrol Officer; served Jan 1976 - May 1981), passed away on 16 December 2016 - Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
8 February 2017

Kolbe, Geoffrey Downing, aged 81 (5194 - Sergeant; served Jan 1954 - May 1963), passed away on 16 December 2016 - Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
23 January 2017

Woodside, Gregory Shaun (10585 - Patrol Officer; served January 1977 - January 1980), died tragically 6 December 2016 - Bela Bela, South Africa
30 November 2016

Russell, Derek Douglas, aged 77 (5814 - Constable; served February 1958 - December 1961 - member Western Cape Association), passed away on 23 November 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
30 November 2016

Crabtree, William 'Bill', aged 99 (3708 - Deputy Commissioner; served April 1938 - May 1970 - member Natal and Natal Midlands Associations - and Committee Member of the Natal Midlands Association), passed away on 6 November 2016 - Howick, South Africa
7 November 2016

Marriott, John Bryan, aged 77 (5959 - Chief Superintendent; served January 1959 - August 1980 - member Western Cape and United kingdom Associations), passed away on 5 November 2016 - East London, South Africa
7 November 2016


Hopkins, Peter Robert (7345 - Patrol Officer; served May 1965 - May 1968), passed away on 3 November 2016 - Hemel Hemstead, United Kingdom
17 January 2017


De Wit, Graham Norman Alexander, aged 76 (6170/7756 - Superintendent; served two tours commencing June 1960 - July 1981 - member Natal Association - and past Chairman of the Branch), passed away on 3 November 2016 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
5 November 2016


Hendry, Roy william (5876 - Constable; served September 1958 - February 1962 - member Natal Association), passed away on 2 November 2016 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
5 November 2016


Vaughan, Brian Sydney, aged 72 (7778/9611 - Inspector (T); served two tours between June 1967 and - September 1982 - member Mashonaland Association), passed away on 13 October 2016 - Harare, Zimbabwe
17 November 2017


Stewart, Robert Andrew 'Rob' (C457/7819 - Patrol Officer; served September 1967 - September 1970 - member Transvaal Association), passed away on 2 November 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
5 November 2016


Moisey, Victor George 'Vic', aged 92 (3975 - Chief Inspector; served April 1946 - December 1966 - member of Western Cape Branch), passed away on 27 October 2016 - Fish Hoek, South Africa
29 October 2016

Dolby, John Charles (5251 - Inspector; served May 1954 - June 1974 - member of both Natal and Transvaal Branches), passed away on 25 October 2016 - Port Shepstone, South Africa
22 October 2016

Edwards, Brian Victor (6804 - Inspector; served December 1962 - May 1981), passed away on 21 October 2016 - Southampton, United Kingdom
22 October 2016

Bennett, Flik (PR - member and Hon. Treasurer of the Natal Midlands Branch), passed away on 19 October 2016 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
22 October 2016

Wheeler, Henry Raymond 'Ray' (4673 - Chief Superintendent; served between November 1950 - January 1983), passed away on 20 October 2016 - Eshowe, South Africa
22 October 2016

Jobson, Robert, aged 69 (7438/8184/9753 - Inspector; three tours between October 1965 - December 1981), passed away on 12 October 2016 - Darwin, Australia
22 October 2016

Yoko, Michael Anthony, aged 62 (8816 - Section Officer; served May 1972 - June 1980), passed away on 6 October 2016 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
22 October 2016

Biccard, Rosslin 'Ross' McClure, aged 81 (5844 - Constable; served July 1958 - May 1960 - member Transvaal Association), passed away on 4 October 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
3 December 2016

Branfield, Lawrence Oliver (4091 - Chief Inspector; served June 1946 - March 1969 - member of Border Branch), passed away on 24 September 2016 - East London, South Africa
25 October 2016

Thomas, Edward 'Ted' Dundon, aged 84 (5037 - Constable; served April 1953 - April 1956 - member United Kingdom Association), passed away on 18 September 2016 - Stoke Mandeville, United Kingdom
2 December 2016

Bulloch, James Angus (5177 - Constable; served December 1953 - April 1956), passed away on 17 September 2016 - Taunton, United Kingdom
22 February 2017

Beach, Peter, aged 85 (4411 - Sergeant; served March 1949 - March 1962 - member of Australian Branch), passed away on 13 September 2016 - Norfolk, United Kingdom
22 October 2016

Woodward, John Malcolm, aged 69 (7437 - Superintendent; served September 1965 - September 1981), passed away on 16 September 2016 - Harare, Zimbabwe
17 September 2016


Smithyman, John Ernest (4467 - Constable; served August 1949 - August 1952), passed away on 4 September 2016 - Eastbourne, United Kingdom
17 September 2016


Jose, Jack Stanley Charles, aged 85 (4619 - Sergeant; served May 1950 - February 1956), passed away on 24 August 2016 - Brackley, United Kingdom
31 August 2016


Turk, John, aged 86 (4809 - Staff Sergeant; served November 1951 - November 1954 - member United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 18 August 2016 - Rake, Hampshire, United Kingdom
16 July 2016

Scales, Peter Frank (5736 - S/Sergeant; served July 1957 - March 1959), passed away on 24 July 2016 - Gaberone, Botswana
30 July 2016

Thorpe, Charle Terrence 'Terry', aged 90 (4028 - Senior Assistant Commissioner; served April 1946 - May 1976 - member Transvaal Branch), passed away on 23 July 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
30 July 2016

Harrison, Michael Geoffrey (7118/8597 - Section Officer; served two tours between June 1964 - February 1974 - member Transvaal Branch), passed away on 18 July 2016 - Grahamstown, South Africa
21 April 2018

Gibson, Gerald Walter 'Gerry', aged 82 (4960 - Detective Chief Inspector; served August 1952 - November 1975 - member United Kingdom Branch), passed away on 15 July 2016 - United Kingdom
16 July 2016

Nicholson, John David Isaac (4852 - Constable; served February 1952 - July 1952), passed away on 6 July 2016 - Tolwe, South Africa
26 October 2016

Beach, Dennis Kenneth (5082 - Constable; served August 1953 - August 1956 - member New Zealand Branch), passed away on 6 July 2016 - Katikati, New Zealand
9 July 2016

Painting, Edward James Frank 'Ted' (5608 - Chief Superintendent; served November 1959 - July 1981 - member Natal Branch), passed away on 30 June 2016 - Salt Rock, South Africa
2 July 2016

Baker, Lionel Roland (5788/6422- Section Officer; served two terms December 1957 to October 1972), passed away on 20 June 2016 - Hillcrest, South Africa
26 June 2016

Baird, Paul (9532 - Section Officer; served January 1976 - December 1980), tragically taken in an accident on 10 June 2016 - Harare, Zimbabwe
16 June 2016

Mackillican, Richard Hugh, aged 60 (9592 - Section Officer (T); served April 1975 - April 1982), passed away on 27 May 2016 - Middleburg, South Africa
29 May 2016

de Burgh-Thomas, David Bruce, aged 81 (5608 - Chief Superintendent; served January 1957 - July 1980), passed away on 27 May 2016 - Harare, Zimbabwe
28 May 2016

Burkitt, Julian Francis Hassard, aged 90 (4209 - Trooper; served September 1947 - May 1949), passed away on 16 May 2016 - Stradbally, Co Waterford, Ireland
26 May 2016

Woodcock, Stewart Charles, aged 65 (8265 - Patrol Officer; served june 1969 - June 1974), passed away on 11 May 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
14 May 2016

Glover, Anthony Hugh Barnish (7319 - Section Officer; served April 1965 - April 1971), passed away on 6 May 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
12 May 2016

Stiff, Peter Robert, aged 84 (4831 - Superintendent; served December 1951 - January 1972), passed away on 27 April 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
28 April 2016

Callaway, Malcolm John 'Mac', aged 63 (8592 - D/Inspector; served January 1971 - April 1981), passed away on 23 April 2016 - Durban, South Africa
26 April 2016

Rodda, Stuart Arthur, aged 79 (5322 - Constable; served February 1955 - February 1958), passed away on 20 April 2016 - Costa Del Sol, Spain
17 May 2016

Baxter, Leslie Robert 'Bob', aged 82 (5320 - Constable; served February 1955 - February 1958), passed away on 20 April 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
20 April 2016

Phillips, Hugh Clement, aged 86 (4770 - A/Commisioner; served August 1951 - July 1980), passed away on 15 April 2016 - Wotton on Edge, United Kingdom
16 April 2016

Griffiths, Gerald 'Yorkie' (9332 - Inspector (T); served October 1974 - October 1982), passed away on 9 April 2016 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa
16 April 2016



Woodburne, Jonathan Gerard 'Swazi', aged 73 (6751 - Inspector; served September 1962 - August 1982), passed away on 7 April 2016 - Gariep, South Africa
9 April 2016

Bannerman, James Hugh 'Tacky' or 'Tackies', aged 74 (6442/7369 - Patrol Officer; served July 1961 - December 1970 - two tours of duty), passed away on 23 March 2016 - Harare, Zimbabwe
25 March 2016

Gale, Yvonne Carmen (nee Snook) (WP132 - Woman Patrol Officer; served October 1967 - May 1969) passed away 23 April 2015 - Centurion, South Africa
16 March 2016

Flavell, Robert Hugh 'Digger' (3335Z - PR Section Leader; served 1953 - 1980) passed away on 9 March 2016 - Scottburgh, South Africa
10 March 2016

Sudbury, Kevin Russel (8969 - Inspector; served March 1973 - January 1983) passed away on 3 March 2016 - Kimberley, South Africa
4 March 2016

Trigg, Peter Edwin Alexander (9791 - Patrol Officer; served November 1976 - December 1979) passed away on 29 February 2016 - Rhodes, Greece
3 March 2016

Gale, Michael John (7371 - Patrol Officer; served July 1965 - February 1969) passed away on 23 February 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa
3 March 2016

Napier (nee McLean), Lynette Sheena 'Lyn' (WP099 - Women Patrol Officer; served March 1964 - March 1969) passed away on 22 February 2016 - Leicester, United Kingdom
23 February 2016

Saunders, Peter (7061 - Inspector; served February 1962 - December 1980) passed away on 22 February 2016 - Aldershot, United Kingdom
23 February 2016

Royston, Karen Anne (WP245 - Women Patrol Officer; served March 1974 - September 1977) passed away on 19 January-2016 - Gympie, Queensland, Australia
21 January 2016

Hall, Timothy Joseph, (110971 - Patrol Officer; served August 1979 - November 1980 by purchase) passed away on 18 January-2016 - Ankara, Turkey
21 January 2016

Munro, Donald (5324 - Constable; served February 1955 - July 1960) passed away on 12 January-2016 - Kimberley, South Africa
15 January 2016

Clyde , George Bryan Seymour, aged 79 (5263 - Constable; served May 1954 - May 1957), passed away on 11 January 2016 - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
31 January 2017


Maguire, Frank Philip, aged 92 (4468 - Chief Inspector PMM; PLSM; served September 1949 - January 1986) passed away on 11 January-2016 - Kenilworth, United Kingdom
15 January 2016