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
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)