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Name: SWIFT, John Herbert Emerson 'Jack'

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Nee: bro of Arthur Randall 'Hobo' Swift , nephew of Thomas Randall Swift

Birth Date: 19 June 1904 Forest Hill, London

Death Date: 3 June 1943 Israel, on active service in a motorcycle accident

First Date: 1930

Profession: Coffee planter

Area: Kiambu, Mau Estate Thika, Ruiru

Married: In Nairobi 4 Sep 1916 Yolande Marjory Jean Imbert b. 1 Sep 1916 Nairobi, d. 27 Apr 1987 Nairobi (dau. of Augustus Emmanuel Theodore Imbert). She later m. Gordon Miller Parker Smith

Children: Gillian Marjorie Priscilla (Hallawell) (11.7.1937 Nairobi); John Robin Randall (26.6.1940 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Robin Swift, A Kenya Beginning; Hut, Wolseley-Lewis, Red 31, Hut, Bap, KR

War Service: Pioneer Corps

School: Clayesmore School

General Information:

Wolseley-Lewis - After WW2 - Jack Swift had been killed in North Africa
CWGC Pioneer Corps, Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
KR 855
KR - Major John Herbert Emerson Swift, Pioneer Corps died 6/3/1943 - Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Hut has J. Swift 1937 Kitamaiyu Estate Ruiru
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Kiambu Voters List

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