Rhodesian Leaders - Window on Rhodesia
Leaders of Rhodesia from 1890 The Founder The Rt. Hon. Cecil John Rhodes P.C. D.C.L. Prime Minister of Cape Colony ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Cecil John Rhodes 1853 – 1902 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ . First Rhodesian Council 1899 . … Read More
THE HISTORY OF RHODESIAN HONOURS AND AWARDS, The Rhodesian Armed Forces
Shortly after the Rhodesian Government declared Unilateral Independence from England in 1965 the new government instituted a new list of of Honours and Awards. During the Rebellion of 1896 three Victoria Crosses were awarded - all to Rhodesians. Two of these are of particular interest. One being the first awarded on Rhodesian soil and the first to a Rhodesian. The second was a posthumous award Gazetted nearly eleven years after the event.