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Name: MASON, Ivan Hugh Malcolm

Nee: son of Malcolm Forty Mason

Birth Date: 5.6.1906 Sproughton

Death Date: 1.6.1982 Thorpeness Leiston, Suffolk

First Date: 1927

Profession: British American Tobacco Co.

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Westminster 1952 Amelia Anne Barth b. 9 Apr 1923 Nairobi , d. 4 Nov 1971 Ipswich (dau of Sir Jacob William Barth)

Book Reference: Red 31, EA & Rhodesia

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 28/2/52 - Mr I.H.M. Mason whose engagement is announced to Miss Amelia Anne Barth, youngest daughter of the late Sir Jacob Barth and of Lady Barth, has since 1945 been general manager for the East African territories of the British American Tobacco Co. Ltd., for whom he first went to East Africa in 1927. He served in the RAF throughout the last war in Egypt, Iraq, N. Africa, Sicily and Italy, being demobilized as a group captain with the OBE (Military Division) and 2 mentions in despatches.

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