Tales of Colonial Policeman in Northern Rhodesia


Dress Blues and Swagger Stick


This is a picture of me in dress blues, rarely worn & only in the cold season, this was at a wedding. I'm carrying a silver mounted "swagger" stick, which again was of no real practical purpose. The vast majority of the time I was in working dress as seen in the Chingola station photo. I did have a much more casual, non regulation, but far more practical uniform which I wore often when on border patrol away from senior officers who were a bit more regulation minded.


Tales of Colonial Policeman in Northern Rhodesia



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