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Name: WEAVER, Walter James

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Birth Date: 10 Apr 1917 Cheltenham

Death Date: 30 Apr 1955 killed by Mau Mau at Naivasha

First Date: 1925

Profession: Farmer. Killed accompanying a patrol of the Royal Irish Fusiliers across his farm, 15 Miles from Naivasha

Area: Box 47, Nakuru

Married: 1. In Cheltenham 1940 Winifred E. Young b. 19 Apr 1917 Cheltenham, d. 2003 Bristol 2. In Nairobi 24 June 1947 Ann Priscilla Taylor b. at 'Lorakoorti', South Kinangop 10 November 1926, d. Noosa, Queensland, Australia 27 April 2011 (dau of Francis George Taylor)

Children: Mark; two others

Book Reference: Red 25, info from son Mark Weaver

War Service: Sergeant, 309 Field Regiment (Army Transport Service), East African Command

General Information:

Barnes Naivasha cem Walter James Weaver / born 10.4.1912 / (killed in) action by Mau Mau / 30.4.1955 [incorrect year of birth on headstone)
Assistant Superintendent of Prisons at Fort Jesus, Mombasa; then employment at the Malaget Sawmill, Londiani. 
Sometime after he married, he took over the running/ownership of “Croust” farm, South Kinangop. 

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