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Name: KER, Allan Scott

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Nee: brother of Donald and Dennis, son of John James

Birth Date: 23.7.1907 Sawbridgeworth, Essex

Death Date: 10 Sep 2003 Watford

First Date: 1911

Profession: Accountant. Dir. Reliance Transport 1922/28, Farmer 1928/32, Cable & Wireless

Area: Nairobi, Kinangop, Nairobi for more than 30 years (Chief Acct.) 1930 Naivasha

Married: 1. Lilian Mary 2. Norah b. 1914

Children: Diana

Book Reference: Gillett, Sundown, KAD, Red 31, Hut, Barnes, Manual, Harmony, Masonic, Telegraph

General Information:

Early player for Old Cambrians Rugby Club - 1930s - Alan Ker
Manual 1927 - Advert - Reliance Transport Co. - Household Removals, local produce, building materials, machinery, etc. are under the supervision of Mr A.S. Ker whose experience has gained us the confidence of our clients.
Member of Lodge Harmony - Initiated 5/2/34, age 25, Accountant Cable & Wireless Ltd., Nairobi
Masonic - District Junior Grand Deacon - 1966
Telegraph - 26/9/2003 - Allan Scott Ker, formerly of Nairobi, Kenya since 1911, peacefully on 10 September 2003 at Watford, aged 96. Adored father of Diana, father-in-law of Richard and grandpa of Claire and Alexander, husband of the late Norah. An all-round sportsman and an excellent shot. He captained and coached Kenya's Inter-Colonial small-bore rifles team, winning the open sight section from 1950-57. A keen amateur photographer and mountaineer who climbed the East African mountains. In 1943 he was a member of the ninth party to climb Mount Kenya. They discovered the flag left by the escaped Italian prisoners of war. He was an accountant with Cable and Wireless before becoming a professional safari guide in the 60s and 70s. In retirement he enjoyed his bee keeping and his garden.
Hut - in first party up Mt Batian
Gazette - Voters List 1936 - Alan Scott Ker, Box 777, Nbi
Gazette 3 June 1958 he requires probate for Lialian Mary Ker who d. 15 Mar 1958 Nairobi
He was engaged to a Dorothea M. Joy in 1934

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