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Name: CAWDERY, Frederick Alexander 'Freddie'

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Birth Date: 27 Oct 1897 Kensington

Death Date: Dec 1977 Laxey, Isle of Man

First Date: 1923

Profession: c/o A.A. White. Chemist and Druggist

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Mombasa 27 Apr 1927 Gertrude Bertha Buhler b. 21 Apr 1905 Fulham, d. 27 Dec 1975 Laxey. Isle of Man, accountant

Children: Michael Julian Hope (31 Aug 1933 Nairobi-May 2017 Portadown, N. Ireland); Padraig Hope (18 Oct 1943 Kisumu); Oriel Sally Hope (28 Nov 1945 Kisumu)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, Harmony

War Service: Middlesex Regt

School: Latymer Upper School; St Bart's Hosp. (pharmacy degree)

General Information:

Member of Harmony Lodge - Initiated 4/3/35, age 37, Chemist, Nairobi - Frederick Alexander Cawdery
Hut - partner with Moller Harley's Chemist Kapsigeri
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Uasin Gishu Voters Roll has Cawdery
Padraig Cawdery (son):  Enlisted in the British Army on 4 March 1915, assigned to the Middlesex Regiment (Footballers’ Battalion) and departed for the Western Front 15 November 1915. Wounded in action 1916.  Captured 24 April 1918 at Villers-Bretonneux.  PoW in Saarbrucken, Germany until the Armistice. Obtained a pharmacy degree from St Bartholomew's Hospital. Emigrated to Kenya in 1923 to work for AA White (Chemists).  Subsequently joined Wardle's Chemists and worked in Nairobi, Eldoret and Kisumu. Farmed in Lumbwa (Kipkelion) from 1945 to 1954. Formed Harleys Ltd (Chemists) in Kisumu 1954. Retired to the Isle of Man in 1964.

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