Genealogy Projects tagged with Rhodesia on the Geni Family Tree

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  • World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) At the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the settler society in Southern Rhodesia, then administered by the British South Africa Company, received the news enthusiastically. The Company administrator, Sir William Milton's response was "All Rhodesia ... ready to do its duty". Parties of white Southern Rhodesians immediately paid the...

  • Croatians in Zambia and Zimbabwe

    Croatians in the Central African region The number of Croatian immigrants in the Rhodesia's was always very small. In 1921, there were only 3 Croats recorded in Northern Rhodesia. The 1923 census of Northern Rhodesia, recorded an native African population of nearly one million, plus 3750 Europeans in the territory, so the Croatians comprised only 0.08% of the non African population According ...

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces

    The Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces was instituted in 1953, as an Air Force version of the Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces. One medal each can be awarded to the champion shot of annual small arms marksmanship competitions held by the Air Forces of the United Kingdom and those member countries of the British Commonwealth whose Governments desire to take...

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces

    The Medal for the Best Shot in the British Army, Infantry , was instituted by Queen Victoria in 1869 and was awarded annually from 1870 to 1882 to the best shot of the Infantry of the British Army, including the Royal Engineers and the Colonial Corps. In 1923, the medal was re-introduced by King George V and designated the King's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces . It could now ...

  • World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Image right Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947 This project aims to honour the Rhodesians who fought and/or died during or as a...

  • Martin Trek to Rhodesia - 1894

    The Martin Trek (1894) To partake in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so join the project. Sharon Doubell has set up a discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! There is a very full account of this trip in “Many Treks Made Rhodesia” by S.P. Olivier. Marthinus Jacobus Martin , (Member of Parliament of the FreeState), of ...