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Name: NESBITT, Percy George

Birth Date: 1882 Blandford, Dorset

Death Date: 1971 Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

First Date: 1912 after service in Boer War

Profession: Initially joined BEA Police, later travelled down the Nile to Cairo. In 1914 he joined the Signals Corps of the EAMR and after WW1 he farmed in Kenya at Kitale and then in Tanganyika

Area: 1930 Kitale. Kenya, Tanganyika. Left Kenya in 1965 to join daughter in Australia

Married: In Nairobi 1917 Winifred Florence Willan b. 1892 New Cross, London, d. 1945 Nairobi. She was a teacher from Govt. School, Nairobi

Children: son (Game Ranger, Nat. Parks); Dorothy Agnes (7 July 1918 Nairobi-2001) (marr. Bruce Page Sharp of Mowani Sugar)

Book Reference: Gillett, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Gazette, Red 19

War Service: EAMR Sigs.

General Information:

Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Nairobi District - P.G. Nesbitt, PWD
Gazette 1/4/1912 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - 3rd Grade Constable East African Police - 14/3/1912
Red Book 1919 - Public Works Department - Foreman - P.G. Nesbitt
Red 25 has G. Nesbit, Njoro, Hut the same
Hut - P.G. Nesbitt 1930 Kitale
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Trans Nzoia Voters List expunged
Blue Book 1912-13 2nd grade Police constable appt. 14 Mar 1912
Red Book 1912 - P.H. Nesbit - Nairobi
Ancestry Passenger List Mombas-London 29 Nov 1914 P. Nesbitt, foreman, BEA

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