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Name: NIGHTINGALE, Hugh Will 'Bill'

Birth Date: 2 Mar 1926 Nairobi

Death Date: 21 Mar 1984 Harare, Zimbabwe

First Date: 1930

Last Date: 1962

Profession: Farmer

Area: S. Kinangop

Married: In Naivasha 24 Apr 1954 Margaret Jean Nye-Chart b. 15.11.1930 Gilgil, d. 7.10.2010 Harare, dau of Frederick Nye-Chart

Children: Fiona Mary (1955); Rosemary Jean (1957); Susan Caroline (1959); Alice Anne (1964)

Book Reference: EAWL, Horizon, RS, Hut

War Service: Mau Mau

School: Prince of Wales School

General Information:

Source: Mrs Beasley
RS - From Kenya Bill and Jean moved to Knysna where he worked in a sawmill. They moved to Rhodesia and farmed at Bindura until Bill's death in 1985 following complications after an ulcer operation. Jean later married Walter Konschel of Bindura.
Horizon - Mau Mau - elephant was killed by RAF bombs ...... Bill Nightingale helped retrieve the tusks ..... 108 and 110 lbs. and they had to hand them over to the Game Dept.!

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