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Name: PITT-PITTS, William Arthur (Rev.)

Birth Date: 1890 Beckenham

Death Date: 22..3.1940 Nairobi

First Date: 1926

Last Date: 1940

Profession: Chaplain

Area: Box 360, Nairobi

Married: Kathleen Rosalind Carr b. 23 Nov 1899 Carlisle, d. Mar 2001Lymington, Hampshire

Children: William Howard Dillworth (16 June 1923 Kampala-24 Sep 1942 killed in action); Margaret Elizabeth (9 Aug 1926- 29 Apr 1981 Surrey); Derek Raymond (15 Mar 1930 Bournemouth-June 1996); Brian (1928)

Book Reference: Red 31, Red 22, Carman, Barnes, Foster

General Information:

Red 22 - Rev. W.A. Pitt-Pitts, CMS, Kampala
Carman - Rev. Pitt-Pitts, Chaplain to the Bishop of Mombasa
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - William Arthur Pitt-Pitts, British, age 50, died 22/3/40
Foster - Arrived in Kenya 1926 and was based in Nairobi. In 1930s he acted as Secretary to the CMS Mission to Kenya, appointed honorary Canon Mombasa Cathedral 1934. He was a close confidante of Bishop Heywood. He was transferred to Rwanda in 1936. He died in Nairobi on Good Friday 1940

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