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Name: TUSON, George Edward DSO (Col.)

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Nee: bro of Vernon Frederick Tuson

Birth Date: 29.6.1871 Rockhampton, Queensland

Death Date: 9.12.1935 Nairobi

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1936

Profession: Farmer

Area: Upper Narosurra, Eldama Ravine,

Married: In London 21 Sep 1912 Mrs Sarah Maria Isabel Lowe née Bright-Williams b. 1881 Birmingham, d. 9 Feb 1982 Nairobi (widow of James Lowe)

Children: 1 son, Dorothy Isabel Mary (1 July 1913 Kensington)

Book Reference: HBEA, Debrett, KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 31, Red 22, Land, Barnes, DSO, Rift Valley, Gazette, North

War Service: 16th Lancers

General Information:

Debrett - entered 16th Lancers 1890, became Capt. 1899, Major 1903 (retired 1909); now Col. Reserve of Officers; Chitral Relief Force 1895 (medal with clasp), N-W Frontier of India 1897-98 (medal with clasp), S. Africa 1899-1900, present at relief of Kimberley (despatches, DSO); appointed an AAG
Red 22 - Vice-President, Ravine Farmers' Association
Land - 1910 - Major G.E. Tuson - Grazing and agricultural, 2824 acres - Nyeri District - 4/2/09 - Leasehold under Occupation Licence for 2 to 99 years from 1/7/10 - Registered 8/12/10
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - George Edward Tuson, British, age 50, died 9.12.1935
DSO - London Gazette, 27 Sept 1901 - In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 21 Aug 1919 - Lt.-Col. G.E. Tuson
Gazette - 3/12/1919 - Register of Voters - Rift Valley Area - Col. G.E. Tuson - Farmer - Nakuru and Mrs Tuson - Nakuru
HBEA 1912 - has Major Tuson as Vice President of EA Turf Club.
Red 25 - President, Ravine Farmers' Association
Hut - 1922 Kerio Estate, Gamosura River, 1937 Sabatia Farm, 1910 Naivasha

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