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Name: DUGAND, Andre

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Birth Date: 1894

Death Date: 20.12.1951 Nairobi

Nationality: French

First Date: 1925

Profession: Farmer

Area: Nanyuki, Thomson's Falls

Married: Maggel-Maria

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Bur

War Service: East African units

General Information:

Nairobi City Park Burial Register - Andre Dugard [sic], French, age 57, died 20/12/51
Drought's Scouts - Kenya Independent Squadron - one of the smallest units to operate in WW2. It was formed and commanded by Major J. Drought in 1940 when the Italians attacked on the Kenya Abyssinia Border. Major Drought had been a Scout in the South African War and also served in the 1914-18 Campaign in German East Africa. Incidenatally he completed his 'Hat-Trick' by being wounded in each of the three wars. .…… The senior NCOs were elected .…. Among them were Cpl. Dugand, a French sailor who had left his ship at Mombasa early in the century and earned his living by Riding Transport to the Frontier posts. .…. The Kenya Independent Squadron was disbanded after 6 months.
Gazette - 5/8/1925 - Voters' Register - Kenya Province - Andre Dugand, Farmer PO Nanyuki
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Aberdare Voters List 
Andrew Bennie, John Peter and Lucas Francis Dugand were all in KR - his sons?

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