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Frank William Baxter VC

Frank William Baxter (29/12/1869 – 22/04/1896) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Matabeleland Rebellion on 22/04/1896. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 15 January 1907, Issue: 27986, Page: 325, reads: “Trooper Frank William Baxter, of the Buluwayo … Continue reading

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Herbert Stephen Henderson VC

Herbert Stephen Henderson (30/03/1870 – 10/08/1942) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Matabeleland Rebellion on 30/03/1896. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 7 May 1897, Issue: 26850, Page: 2535 reads: “On the morning of the 30th March, … Continue reading

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Randolph Nesbitt VC.

Randolph Cosby Nesbitt (20/09/1867 – 23/07/1956) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Mashona Rebellion in 1896. Captain Nesbitt led a patrol to go to the rescue of the miners at the Alice Mine in Mazoe Valley, who were … Continue reading

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Downed Rhodesian Viscount Memorial; Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria

This Memorial, unveiled on 2 September 2012, is situated  at the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria. The original images of this memorial were kindly provided by Ryno Human and were used with his permission. I have since replaced these images with … Continue reading

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