The Rhodesia Independence Commemorative Decoration awarded to Mr W. J. J. Cary, Senator and founder member of the Rhodesian Front Party. naming officially impressed on edge, In case of issue.
William Joseph John Cary served during the Second War with the South African Mounted Rifles and the 5th Brigade South African Infantry. An engineer by profession, Cary was employed as Engineer for Gadzema Consolidated Gold Mines prior to being elected an MP in June 1958. He was a founder member, and Vice-President, of the Rhodesian Front Party and a Member of the Delegation to London for Constitutional Talks in 1960. Cary was also the Leader of the Delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Congress held in Jamaica in 1964. He was awarded the Rhodesia Independence Commemorative Decoration, 11 November 1970.