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Name: RYDON, Harold Edwin (Capt.)

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Nee: only son of Arthur Hope Rydon

Birth Date: 2 Nov 1890 Pimlico, London

Death Date: 1970 Arusha

First Date: 1922

Profession: Coffee planter

Area: Nakuru, 1925 Suguroi, Tanganyiks

Married: 1. In Cuckfield 1916 Gladys Kinkead Dinsdale b. 1894 Queensland, Australia, d. 21 Mar 1964 Mombasa 2. In Arusha 16 Apr 1947 Margot Von Gans b. 1899 Boulogne, d. 1984 Denmark

Children: Pamela Rachel Palles (1918 Cuckfield-1977); Arthur Harold Bruce (21 Dec 1919 Brisbane-2010); Palles Annersley 'David' (15 July 1921 Nakuru-1968)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Hut, Red 22, Aero, Eton, Rift Valley

School: Eton 1904-07 and in France & Germany

General Information:

Red 22 - Capt. H.E. Rydon, Farm 801B, P.O. Sugeroi, Laikipia
Aero - District Representative of Aero Club of East Africa 1927 - Arusha - H.E. Rydon
Eton (1909) - Capt. Harold Edwin Rydon - son of A.H. Rydon of Awbrook, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, Sussex; 1904-1907; served as Lance-Corpl Australian Exped Force aft. Capt. RAF in France, Egypt and Gallipoli in WW1; m. Gladys, d. of Thomas H. Dinsdale, of Sandgate, Queensland, Australia 
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 11 Sep 1920 - H.E. Rydon
Old Public School-Boys Who's Who - engaged in sheep farming in Queensland, Australia 1912-14; served in WW1 with the 1st Australian Division in Egypt and at Gallipoli …….. Engaged in farming in Kenya colony 1920-22 and in coffee planting at Arusha, Tanganyika from 1922 …….. [more]
Hut - Soldier Settler
Gazette 22 Dec 1964 wife's probate

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