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Name: DAVIES-EVANS, Herbert Seymour (Major)

Nee: bro of Alan Gerwyn Seymour Davies-Evans

Birth Date: 6 June 1870 Llanwenog, Cardiganshire

Death Date: 4 Aug 1930 Llanwenog

First Date: 1930

Profession: Soldier settler

Area: Nanyuki, 1925 Farm 883 Timau

Married: 1. In Tytherington 10 July 1907 Eleanor Mary Lloyd Hardwicke b. Tytherington 1888, d. 4 Apr 1921 Cardigan; 2. In Woodbridge, Suffolk 20 Aug 1923 Mrs Annie Fletcher Catherine Brown née Keay b. 17 June 1882 Aberford, Yorks, d. 14 June 1960 Mitubiri (prev. m. to Edward Colman Brown, of Kisumu 1885-1921)

Children: 1. Cynthia Mary Elizabeth Cheke) (bapt. 21 Nov 1909) 2. Herbert Seymour (14 Jan 1926 Bristol-2002)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, SS

War Service: Royal Artillery

School: Harrow, Trinity Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

Soldier Settlement Scheme after WW1 - Class B - Major H. Davies-Evans, Peterwell, Lampeter, South Wales - Farm 883 - Representative, A. Davies-Evans, Thika Ranch, Chania Bridge
Cambridge Univ Alumni  pens. at TRINITY, May 27, 1889. S. of Herbert, of Highmead, Llanybyther, Carm. B. there June 6, 1870. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1889; B.A. 1892. Captain and Instructor of artillery in the Carmarthen Artillery Militia. Served in the South African War with the Imperial Yeomanry and the R.F.A.; Lieut., R.A., 1900; retired, 1905. Served in the Great War. District Manager of Lloyds Bank, Lampeter. Of Highmead, Llanbyther, S. Wales. J.P. and D.L. Died Aug. 4, 1930, aged 60. (Harrow Sch. Reg.; Cambridge Review, Oct. 10, 1930; The Times, Aug. 6, 1930.)

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