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Name: AGGETT, John Aubrey Edward

Nee: son of Thomas Edward Aggett and bro of Hudson Boyce Aggett

Birth Date: 21 July 1912 - Nairobi

Death Date: 21 Dec 1996 - Somerset West, S. Africa

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1964

Profession: Farmed father's farm. Arrived 1912 but had to leave because of difficulty of obtaining land because of Masai move to Southern Masai Reserve & outbreak of rinderpest & smallpox. Returned to Kenya 1922.

Area: Nanyuki and Sotik (for 7 years).

Married: In Johannesburg 5.2.1944 Joyce Natale Norman (22.12.1917 Johannesburg-2005) - Johannesburg

Children: Michael John (16.03.1946-1.12.2009 Prince Albert, S Africa); Elizabeth Jillian (15.4.1949) (Burger); Neil Hudson (6.10.1953 - 5.2.1982 Johannesburg)

Book Reference: Bruce Rooken-Smith, Gillett, EAWL, Sitrep 2, RS, Hut, mini-SITREP XI

War Service: Kenya Reg. at outbreak of WW2 - seconded to Intelligence immediately till 1943

School: Nairobi Government School - Junior Cambridge passed

General Information:

After Intelligence in WW2 seconded to Livestock Control.
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 222)
RS - Aubrey and Joyce's sons Michael and Neil both qualified as medical doctors at the University of Cape Town. Neil was alleged to have become involved with the ANC in Soweto, was detained by the SA Police and died whilst in custody in 1982

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