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Name: PARKER, William George

Birth Date: 1869

Death Date: 23.9.1917 Nairobi, fractured leg and internal injuries

First Date: 1907

Profession: Labour Agent recruiting in Fort Hall for the sisal estates at Kibwezi. Was once mauled by a buffalo.

Area: Crooked Lane, Nairobi, Fort Hall

Married: 1. Mary Louise b. 1871, d. 28.6.1909 Mombasa; 2. Alice Schmidt- housekeeper at Norfolk Hotel until her marriage, went to Kenya in 1913

Children: Daphne Irene (White)

Book Reference: Gillett, Hut, EAMR, Wed, Racing, Medals, Barnes, Leader14, Rosemarie Armstrong, Gazette, North

War Service: WW1 with EAMR - E Sqdn. 15/1/15 - Lieut. Ross's Scouts

General Information:

Wed - Ruiru - 25/11/1939 - Harold Duckett White to Daphne Irene Parker (known as Glasford), dau. of William George Parker dec'd.  
Racing - Owner of 'Diamond' - Winner of the Kenya Derby in 1914
Medals - East African Intelligence Department - EAMR, Private
Leader14 - Business Register - W.G. Parker & Co., Labour Agents, Nairobi
Gazette 17/10/1917 - Probate and Administration in respect of the estate of William George Parker, late of Ruiru, who died at Nairobi on 23/9/1917. Applied for by Alice Parker of Nairobi.
Gazette - 1-7-1914 - Mining Licence granted to William George Parker to mine for gold, precious stones etc. Over 5 square miles near Meru
His horse 'Diamond' won the first EA Derby in Jan. 1914
Nairobi South cemetery - G.W. Parker, died Sep 1917, buried 23 Sep 1917
Mombasa Mbaraki cemetery - 28 Jun 1909, Mary Parker, aged 36, European Hospital, Bright's disease. Inscription: in tender memory / of / Mary Louise / the beloved wife of / William G Parker / of Masongaleni B.E.A. / who was called to her father's house / on June 28th 1909 / aged 39 years

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