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Name: REES, Wilfred Clifford 'Cliff'

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Photo Source: daughter

Nee: son of Henry Lees, stockbroker

Birth Date: 16 Aug 1888 Newport, Mon.

Death Date: 8 Jan 1971 Taunton

First Date: 1914

Last Date: 1939

Profession: Motor mechanic, 1930 Staff Sergeant Mechanic KAR

Area: Nyeri, Nairobi

Married: 1. Aimee Catherine O'Hara b. 1894, d. on board ship docking at Southampton 26 Feb 1934, Red Cross matron; 2. In Shifnal 15 Feb 1941 Primrose Ella Hills b. 19 Apr 1914, d. 4 May 1982 Taunton

Children: 1. ?son 'Bun' 2. Lydia (Lee) (7 July 1945 Albrighton); Alice (20 Feb 1942 Albrighton-1972)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 22, Harmony

War Service: EA Mech. Transport Corps, KAR

General Information:

Member of Lodge Harmony - Initiated 4/6/17, age 28, Sergeant, EA Mech. Transport Corps, Nairobi - Wilfred Clifford Rees
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Kenya Province - Wilfred Clifford Rees, Motor Mechanic, Mount Kenya Garage, PO Nyeri and Aimie Catherine Rees, Married woman PO Nyeri
Freemason Nairobi 4 June 1917
Blue Book1930 Staff Sergeant Mechanic KAR, appt. 1.3.1928
He enlisted in the Army Service Corps at the age of 16.
Lydia Lee (daughter): He had a business in Nyeri - the Mt Kenya Garage. When he left Kenya in 1939 he bought a garage in England. He left London because of the Blitz, moving to Albrighton.

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