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AC2 - LEONARD FISH

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AC2 LEONARD FISH.

ORAFs has been granted permission to share the Log Book of AC2, Leonard Fish who had trained at Mount Hampden, Rhodesia from May 1945 until July of 1945.

Leonard was then moved to no. 20 Cranborne in the August of 1945 and was then withdrawn from Air Crew Training.
The Log Book is filled with great details such as aircraft and tail numbers, who accompanied Leonard on these flights as well as hours logged as well as the...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: leonard fish, mount hampden rhodesia, ww2
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Posted on Apr 18, 2016

RHODESIANS KEEN INTEREST IN...

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Rhodesians' Keen Interest in Military Matters...

Repeated Response to Empire's call to arms.

In The 50 years of Southern Rhodesia's history there are few things on which the people of the Colony can be more warmly commended than on the interest they have taken in military matters. In this century there has been little danger of a positive military character for inland Rhodesia, and the people of the Colony could have rested quite secure in...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: ist rhodesia regiment, rhodesia horse regiment, rhodesia native regiment
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Posted on Feb 28, 2016

THE COLONYS CAPITAL -...

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The Colony's Capital Salisbury, The seat of Government.

No centre in Southern Rhodesia has made greater progress than has Salisbury, the Capital. The pioneers of Mount Hampden days would not recognise the fine town which now stands on the site overlooked by the Kopje. The upper illustration (picture 1) on this page is of the new Post Office building, which is but one of the fine structures which have been comparatively recently completed. ...
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Post from: Our Rhodesian Heritage
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: rhodesia, salisbury
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Posted on Jan 30, 2016

THE TRADITIONS OF GRENFELL AND...

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THE TRADITIONS OF GRENFELL AND OF FAIRBRIDGE.

An Authority's Tribute.
Only a very lengthy article could tell anything like a complete story of the educational system of Southern Rhodesia, and it would probably have to contain a mass of figures which would make it uninteresting.
The article on this and the following page deals with one of the schools of the Colony, but that school is not typical of the majority, which are Government...
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Post from: Our Rhodesian Heritage
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: fairbridge, grenfell, marandellas, rhodesia, ruzawi
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Posted on Jan 12, 2016

WO1 - EDDY NORRIS

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Eddy Norris was born on 09 April,1944 at the family farm Devonshire in Umtali, Rhodesia. He was the fifth child of Charles and Violet Norris. Eddy attended both Chancellor Junior School and Umtali High School in Umtali.

Eddy commenced his national service in January 1963 with "B" Company, Intake 56 at Llewellin Barracks. During weapon training the NCO asked for volunteers from chaps with motor bike licenses. They were whisked off to CSM...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: eddy norris, rhodesia, umtali
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Posted on Jan 11, 2016
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