TRIBUTE TO IAN DOUGLAS SMITH
You can view and read the Order of Memorial Service for Ian Smith online here
8 APRIL 1919 – 20 NOVEMBER 2007
The courageous Prime Minister of Rhodesia (from 1964-1979) died peacefully of natural causes at St. James, near Cape Town, in South Africa.
Born on 8 April 1919 in rural Rhodesia, Ian Smith was the third child and only son of John and Agnes Smith, both later awarded MBE’s for Public Service. A gifted sportsman, Ian Smith was educated at Chaplin High School, Gwelo, and at Rhodes University, in Grahamstown, South Africa.