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Robert ‘ Bob ‘ E. HANISCH

Australian Federal Police

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1st Deployment,

Australian Police Peacekeeping in Cyprus – 12 months – 1964 – 1965


Constable Bob HANISCH - AFP - 1964
Constable Bob HANISCH – AFP – 1964


The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), was established in 1964 and was tasked to prevent a recurrence of fighting as well as contribute to the maintenance and restoration of law and order.
The first contingent of Australian Police arrived in Nicosia on 24 May 1964.



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