Stories tagged with: rhodesia

Telling the World The...

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Telling the World: The Advertising of Rhodesia.

A Rhodesian in England last January bought a copy of "Punch" in which, on idly turning over the pages of advertisements, he came across a striking quarter page announcement dealing with his country. With astonishment (and, it is credibly stated, pride) he read about the Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe and he is reported to have said on returning to Rhodesia that he had never realised what an...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: 1931, advertising, rhodesia
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Posted on May 01, 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

PASSING OF EDWARD LESLIE...

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SAD PASSING OF EDWARD LESLIE NORRIS.

It is with profound sorrow that we advise of the passing of our much beloved husband, father and grandfather, Edward Leslie Norris on 03 April 2014, at 21h30.
We were so honoured to have shared our lives with Eddy, he was an Umtali Boy and a true son of Rhodesia. At last Dad, you have your peace and rest and a big hooley in that Great Hanger in the sky.

Thank you Dad for everything and showing us the...
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Post from: ORAFs
Category: Nostalgia
Tags: eddy norris, orafs, our rhodesian heritage, rhodesia, rhodesia remembered, rhodesian air force, umtali
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Posted on Dec 26, 2014