Troopie Clean Up: April 2024
John Ashburner, Simon Carpenter, Paul Furstenburg and Richard Burton

Harare: April 2024

Sean Kelly ex 2 Cdo, was the main organiser of a get together that took place recently in Harare to celebrate the RLI 136 reunion dinner where Rick Passaportis gave an excellent speech.

A list of the names of those that attended is shown below. Click here to view an image of the guys.

Rick Passaportis , Johan Kruger, Sean Kelly, Richard Tunmer, Roy Meiring, Lyle Green, Andy Wilkinson , Jeff Kockett , Rod Hagger, Simon Johnson, Hannes Wessels, Vyv Henning, Leon Kok , Dave Rhodes, Fred Stockhil, Colin Ross, Ian Ross , Colin Cant, Stu Taylor

CSM Tony Edwards lowering the Rhodesian flag for the last time on the Salisbury parade ground

UK / European AGM: 3 February 2024


The UK / Europe branch AGM was held on Saturday 3 Feb 2024 at the Market Porter, next to the Borough Market, London, (short walk from London Bridge). The upper floor dining area was secured as a private hire. 

British South Africa Police Regimental Association UK Branch: Great Southern Gathering


Inaugural Southern Region Social Gathering& Finger Lunch Venue: Oakfield Social Club, 53 Belgrave Street, Reading. Berkshire. RG1 1PZ. Date and Time: 16th March 2024 12 noon


Buses and Trains to Reading
National Express runs a very inexpensive coach service from various towns in the south of England to Reading.

Reading, which is on the main Great Western route from London to Wales as well as offering direct services from Cornwall, Devon, Oxfordshire Herefordshire and the south coast

Reading is also served by the Elizabeth Line of the London Underground Network.

This Oakford Social Club is situated 100 meters from Reading Station, there is ample parking at the station and other local car parks. The club is within easy walking distance of the central shopping area of Reading and the local bus station.

Attendance: As the Association is providing sponsorship towards the cost of food Booking Essential either via the website
or directly with the regional rep on

To assist in encouraging the attendance at future events, of both current and new participants, convenors will arrange photographs and a short report, highlighting the event and names of
those who took part. If members attending have any suitable contributions, these can be sent
after the event via email jpeg attachments to for possible publication on
the website and in the Outpost.

Past Events

Salisbury - 3 Feb 2023

25 delegates and 2 dogs attended our birthday celebration on Saturday the 3rd Feb. old friendships were rekindled, a few cold ones shared, and a clock raffled. Well done to Alan Strachan and all that attended. 


First photo left to right: Dave and Mel Scales, Gletwynne and Tom Douglas, Carol and Allan Strachan, Jimmy Beggs.
Second photo has John O’Kelly past RSM of RIR standing between Mel and Tom.

Bedford Video

Remembrance Sunday - Bedford - 2022