rhodesian sas

RHODESIAN SPECIAL AIR SERVICE
RHODESIAN SPECIAL AIR SERVICE
The Rhodesian Special Air Service or Rhodesian SAS was a Rhodesian special forces unit. It comprised:
  • C Squadron, Special Air Service Regiment (Malayan Emergency (1951–1953)
  • "C" Squadron (Rhodesian) Special Air Service (1961–1978)
  • 1 (Rhodesian) Special Air Service Regiment (1978–1980)
C Squadron, Special Air Service Regiment was formed during the Malayan Emergency by volunteers from Rhodesia. It was disbanded in 1953 and became the nucleus of "C" Squadron (Rhodesian) Special Air Service, operational from 1961. In June 1978 "C" Squadron (Rhodesian) Special Air Service became 1 (Rhodesian) Special Air Service Regiment until Rhodesia became Zimbabwe in 1980.
  1. RHODESIA Martin, N.J.

    SURNAME Martin FORENAME N.J. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER 6617 DATE OF DEATH 1st June 1974 AGE 20 GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  2. RHODESIA Shilemba, A.

    SURNAME Shilemba FORENAME A. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 2nd September 1978 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  3. RHODESIA Van derMerwe, H.G.

    SURNAME Van derMerwe FORENAME H.G. UNIT SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 21st September 1978 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  4. RHODESIA Bezuidenhout, J.W.

    SURNAME Bezuidenhout FORENAME J.W. UNIT SAS RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER 728106 AWARD Wings on Chest PLACE Rhodesia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  5. RHODESIA Berry, P.D. (Dave)

    SURNAME Berry FORENAME P.D. (Dave) UNIT SAS RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER 724404 AWARD Bronze Cross of Rhodesia, Wings of Chest PLACE Rhodesia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  6. RHODESIA Bass, G.J.

    SURNAME Bass FORENAME G.J. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER 727302 AWARD Wings on Chest PLACE Rhodesia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  7. RHODESIA Barrett, Garth John Mark

    SURNAME Barrett FORENAME Garth John Mark UNIT SAS RANK Lieutenant Colonel NUMBER 780598 AWARD Member of the Order of the Legion of Merit (MLM), Wings on Chest (WOC) PLACE Rhodesia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section and troop commander 1971-72 2 in C 1973 C.O. 1974 Staff College...
  8. RHODESIA Allan, P.G.

    SURNAME Allan FORENAME P.G. UNIT SAS RANK Warrant Officer First Class NUMBER 723317 AWARD Defence Forces Medal for Meritorious Service, Wings on Chest PLACE Rhodesia ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  9. RHODESIA Yuncker, K.G.

    SURNAME Yuncker FORENAME K.G. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 29th September 1972 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION killed in accidental explosion on active service
  10. RHODESIA Wright, John (Geordie)

    SURNAME Wright FORENAME John (Geordie) UNIT SAS RANK Colour Sergeant NUMBER 7222400 DATE OF DEATH 12th October 1966 AGE 39 GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born England award M.C.M. killed in accidental explosion while loading canoes on Zambezi River Killed in an...
  11. RHODESIA Wilmot, Frank Leslie

    SURNAME Wilmot FORENAME Frank Leslie UNIT SAS RANK Acting Sergeant NUMBER 724547 DATE OF DEATH 19th January 1973 AGE 29 GRAVESITE Harare (Warren Hills) Crematorium, Harare, Zimbabwe ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Killed on a night drop into Mozambique in Rhodesia's first airborne Op...
  12. RHODESIA Willis, Nigel

    SURNAME Willis FORENAME Nigel UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER 726407 DATE OF DEATH 14th February 1974 AGE 18 GRAVESITE Harare (Warren Hills) Crematorium, Harare, Zimbabwe ADDITIONAL INFORMATION born 08.02.1956 father Allan Thomas Willis (1919-1982) mother Irene Maud (nee...
  13. RHODESIA Walton, W.R.

    SURNAME Walton FORENAME W.R. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 14th March 1975 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA during contact in Zambezi valley
  14. RHODESIA Walsh, J.G.

    SURNAME Walsh FORENAME J.G. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 3rd September 1974 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION killed in shooting accident
  15. RHODESIA Vermaak, C.T.

    SURNAME Vermaak FORENAME C.T. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 20th January 1978 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA
  16. RHODESIA VanStaden, E.

    SURNAME VanStaden FORENAME E. UNIT SAS RANK Trooper NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 16th December 1976 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA by landmine while returning from Mozambique
  17. RHODESIA Theron, Nigel John

    SURNAME Theron FORENAME Nigel John UNIT SAS RANK Lieutenant NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 20th January 1978 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION award B.C.R. KIA
  18. RHODESIA Taylor, Maurice O. (Mo)

    SURNAME Taylor FORENAME Maurice O. (Mo) UNIT SAS RANK Lance Corporal NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 17th December 1978 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA Malvernia/Mapai area,Gaza Province,Mozambique (Op.Inhibit)
  19. RHODESIA Suttil, I.

    SURNAME Suttil FORENAME I. UNIT SAS RANK Sergeant NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 30th January 1981 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION awards M.R.F.,W.O.C.
  20. RHODESIA Storie, K.J.

    SURNAME Storie FORENAME K.J. UNIT SAS RANK Corporal NUMBER DATE OF DEATH 2nd September 1975 AGE GRAVESITE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION KIA during contact on Luia River,Mozambique
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