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Name: TOWNSEND, George Marsden

Birth Date: 5 Aug 1881 Hounslow

Death Date: 7 Oct 1965 Lymington

First Date: 1925

Profession: Farmer

Area: Nakuru, 1930 Mitini Estate Kitale

Married: In Hordle, Hants 25 July 1925 Dorothy Elizabeth Reynolds b. 5 Aug 1881, d. 31 July 1963 Lymington

Children: John Howard (1926-1992); Richard Chambrey (1929-2995)

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 31, Hut

School: Rugby

General Information:

Web George was educated at Rugby. He worked in the Indian Forestry Service during which time he was attacked by a tiger which sprang up onto his elephant. He had to have his leg amputated and this forced him to retire from the Service. He went out to South Africa and later farmed for ten years at Kitale in Kenya. It was during the voyage out to South Africa that George met Dorothy whose farm was only 100 miles from Kitale. In 1957 George was living at Paradise Copse, Sway Road, Lymington, Hants and it was here that Dorothy died. George died at Hordle Grange Nursing Home, Lymington, and was cremated in Southampton.
1939 England and Wales Register living in New Forest with wife

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