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Name: ALEXANDER, Boyd Francis (Lieut.)

Birth Date: 16 Jan 1873 - Cranbrook, Kent

Death Date: 3 Apr.1910 - Nyeri - killed by Africans

Last Date: 1910

Married: engaged to Olive Macleod. of Sir Reginald Macleod

General Information:

Web - He was the eldest son of Lt Colonel Alexander. Lieutenant Boyd Alexander was an explorer and ornithologist. He was a member of an expedition which travelled across Africa from the Niger to the Nile exploring Lake Chad in 1904. He later returned to Africa and was killed in a dispute with locals near Nyeri, Central Kenya on 3rd April 1910. He was 37.
N York Times 14 Aug 1910 says he was killed by natives in Wadai, Central Africa and was buried with his bro Claud at Maifoni, near Lake Chad (extract in Ancestry)

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