Logo Journalists' Memorial

First name:  Richard Valentine

Last name:  Cecil

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Freelance journalist
  • Born:  United Kingdom

  • Died:  20 April 1979 Rhodesia
  • War zone:  yes
  • Targeted? yes


Killed by a rebel soldier when he was separated from his air force parachute unit and landed by mistake in rebel-held territory in northeastern Rhodesia.

  • Son of sixth Marquis of Salisbury.


DCMF | SPIP/Oniris Productions | Follow-up of the site's activity RSS 2.0