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Name: PRIESTLAND, Edward Andreas MC and Bar

Nee: eldest son of the Rev Edward Priestland of Spondon, Derbs

Birth Date: 13 June 1881 Spondon, Derbyshire

Death Date: 22 Mar 1926 Limuru

First Date: 1922

Last Date: 1926

Profession: After WW1 he became Cooper (Sheep Dip) representative in EA.

Area: 1925 Box 523, Nairobi, 1919 Machakos

Married: In Nairobi 8 June 1922 Kathleen Duncan 'Kitty' Knight b. 25 June 1902 Clapton, London, d. 1996 Berkhamsted (youngest daughter of William Edward Duncan Knight). She later m. Philip Cooper. See her entry under Cooper

Children: Barbara Elizabeth (11 Sep 1923 Kiambu-2014); another

Book Reference: Gillett, Red 25, Hut, EAMR, Bur, Alumni, Gazette

War Service: With EAMR in WW1 - B Sqdn. 26/1/15 - L/Cpl. 4/1/16; To KAR

School: Haileybury and Selwyn College Cambridge

General Information:

KAD 1922 - Major Priestland, MC, Working Committee Member, KAR Officers Dinner Club
Kiambu Burial Register- Kiambu - March 22 1926 - Andreas Priestland, Limuru (in J. Cuthbert's Acre), aged 42 years
Gazette 12/4/1922 - Brands Registered during quarter ending 31/3/1922 - E.A. Priestland, PO Box 523, Nairobi - A7P
Gazette - 3/11/1926 - Probate and Administration - Edward Andreas Priestland
Gazette - 4/5/1921 - Presentation of Honours by Governor - Capt. E A Priestland - MC and Bar
Cambridge Univ Alumni at SELWYN H., Oct. 1, 1900. [Eldest s. of the Rev. Edward (above), of Spondon, Derbs. B. June 13, 1881. School, Haileybury.] Matric. Michs. 1900; exhibitioner; B.A. 1903. Succeeded his father as Head Master of Spondon House School. Previously Assistant Master at Connaught House Prep. School, Weymouth. Subsequently in East Africa. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Capt., King's African Rifles; M.C. and bar; mentioned twice in despatches). Married Kathleen Duncan, yst. dau. of W. E. D. Knight, of Kenya. Died Mar. 22, 1926, at Nairobi. (Haileybury Reg.; Camb. Year-Book; The Times, Mar. 27, 1926.)
FindaGrave buried at St Cuthbert's Church, Limuru - Treasured memory / of / Edward / Andreas Priestland / died 22nd March 1926 / age 45

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