Skip to content ↓

View entry

Back to search results

Name: ARONSON, John Cecil

image of individual

Birth Date: 28 Dec 1921

Death Date: killed in action WW2 6 Mar 1944

First Date: 1923

Profession: Became a director of Kenya Breweries on the death of George Hurst in 1923. His death in 1944 was a grievous loss to EA Breweries. He rendered most valuable service throughout the life of the company.

Married: No

Book Reference: Pembroke, Brewery, Gazette

War Service: S. African Air Force

School: Pembroke House and Charterhouse

General Information:

Pembroke - 'The first Pembrokian killed in action was John Aronson who had gone from Pembroke to Charterhouse. He … was an RAF pilot. (Photo in Pembroke)
Pembroke No. 47, 1929, Box 681, Nairobi.
Gazette 4 July 1944 probate required by Joseph Gustave Aronson
Buried in Malta
Michael Aronson: He was killed in action flying a Spitfire over Anzio in Italy, having joined the S African airforce. He was buried at sea.

Back to search results