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African war heroes honoured with permanent display at Sandhurst

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African war heroes honoured with permanent display at Sandhurst

Nearly 150 guests who have served the British Crown in Africa were invited to see the exhibition in their honour unveiled African soldiers who served in the British Army have been commemorated with a permanent display at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS). Eight storyboards have been put up in the Old College recalling the…

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Commander Major R. Aikenhead, inspects a guard of honour of the Second Battalion the Kings African rifles

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Commander Major R. Aikenhead, inspects a guard of honour of the Second Battalion the Kings African rifles

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother accompanied by the guard commander Major R. Aikenhead, inspects a guard of honour of the Second Battalion the Kings African rifles at the great Indaba in the Matotos Hills, near Bullawayo, Rhodesia¬†on July 8, 1957. Behind the Queen Mother is her private secretary, Lt-Col. Gilliatt. The Queen Mother wears a…

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