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Tom Swift was the 1st RQMS in the early 60's of RLI. Tom became a Captain in the Northern Rhodesian army and retired in 1971. Tom went into business "The Bombay Duck", a restaurant which he sold and then went into the Hotel business and owned a hotel in Salisbury (that was in about 1988.

After he retired from the Northern Rhodesia army he still helped out during the troubled times by joining an organisation that used to patrol the streets in Salisbury looking for “the bad guys”.

Tom is survived by his wife Wendy – Vale supplied by - John Brian Dollman - Email: johndollman@worldonline.co.za