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Name: KAY-MOUAT, Edward William

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Short Name: probably bro of Charles George Kay-Mouat

Death Date: 3 Nov 1914 killed in action at Longido

First Date: 1905

Last Date: 1914

Profession: Settler

Area: Kiamese Kikuyu

Book Reference: Gillett, SE, Hut, Playne, CWGC, Land, Gazette, Nicholls, Leader14, Drumkey, EAHB 1907, Red Book 1912

War Service: WW1 Joined EAMR - B Sqdn. 8/8/14 and killed in action at Longido 3/11/1914

General Information:

Stephen Ellis's ledger shows Kay Mouat Bros. Fawcus & Tilly, Mist Lands, Limoru April 1908 and Kay-Mouat Ltd Sep. 1909. Hut also has him at Nakuru in 1908
SE - Kay Mouat Bros Fawcus and Tilly - Mist Lands - Limoru - Apr 1908
Playne - Kay-Mouat Ltd. (Kikuyu, Limoru, and Athi River) - At Kiamesega, Kikuyu, this company owns 356 acres, which are run in conjunction with their Limoru property. ...... Everything will be made subservient to wattle. When the wattle trees are ready a light tram-line will be run to connect with the railway. The whole property borders on the railway. The firm has a contract with the Railway Dept. to cut fuel, and 6000 to 12000 cubic feet are cut monthly. One Indian sawyer and about 130 natives are employed. .......... Mr E.W. Kay-Mouat, the chairman and managing director, came from England in 1905
CWGC - E.W.K. Mouat, Private 143, EAMR, who died on Tuesday, 3rd November 1914. Dar es Salaam Cemetery, Coll. Grave 8 E 6-13
Land - 1908 - E.W. Kay-Mouat - Timber and forest, 356 acres, Near Limuru, 10-10-05, Registered 29-1-08
Land - 1907 - E.W. Kay-Mouat - Building, 4200 sq.ft., Nairobi, 6-6-05, Registered 26-9-07
Land 1909 - Kay-Mouat Ltd. - Forest Land (fuel), 640 acres - Kikuyu - 10/10/05 - Leasehold for 35 years from 1/7/09 - Registered 1/11/09
Gazette - 11/3/14 - Partnership between E.W. Kay Mouat and J.J. Wilson trading as J.J. Wilson, Taxidermists dissolved 12/2/14 and business carried on by J.J. Wilson
Gazette - 16-12-1914 - Probate and Administration - Edward William Kay-Mouat late of Kikuyu, Farmer and
Planter who died at Longido on 3rd November 1914 - applied for by William Hutson of Nairobi, gentleman
CWGC - Dar es Salaam War Cemetery - Private E.W.K. Mouat, 143. East African Mounted Rifles. 3rd November 1914. Coll. Grave 8.E.6-13
Red Book 1912 - E.W.R. Mouat - Nairobi
Gazette 11 Mar 1914 Partnership of E.W. Kay-Mouat and J.J. Wilson, taxidermists of Nairobi, dissolved

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