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Name: TUNSTALL, William George (Lance Corporal)

Birth Date: Sep 1857 Darlington

Death Date: 22.4.1916 Nairobi, dysentery, pneumonia

First Date: 1909

Last Date: 1916

Profession: Arriving from Wilts. with his wife and family he became Manager of Uplands Bacon Factory and at some stage was a sawmiller with the Morson Sawmills

Area: Limuru, Uplands

Married: 24 Apr 1886 Henrietta Ridout b. 1862 Mere, Wilts., d. 4.12.1940 Nairobi

Children: William (1887 Darlington-15 Mar 1970 Nairobi); Mary Catherine (1889 Mere); Lucy Ellinor (Macdonald) (17 Feb 1891 Mere); Christine C. (Fletcher) (1894 Mere-1959 Chesterfield); Brian Blatchford (25 Mar 1895 Mere-1959 Limuru); Muriel Sabina (Morgan) (5 Feb 1898 Mere, Wiltshire- 6 Apr 1974 Cape Town); Edmond (13 July 1900 Mere); Edward Alfred (1902-19 Sep 1976 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Gillett, KFA, Hut, CWGC, Gazette, Barnes

War Service: Served with EAMR in WW1, War Grave - EA Supply Corps

General Information:

CWGC - W.G. Tunstall, Lance Corporal 4067, East African Supply Corps., East African Forces who died on Saturday, 22nd April 1916. Age 58. Son of Jeremiah Yates Tunstall and Mary Tunstall; husband of Henrietta Tunstall of Uplands, Kenya. Born at Darlington, England. Nairobi South Cemetery, Grave Ref: IV C 5
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Dagoretti - W. Tunstall
Barnes - Nairobi South Cemetery - Henrietta Tunstall, died 4 Dec 1940 aged 79 and William George Tunstall , husband of Henrietta Tunstall, of Uplands, Kenya, 22 Apr 1916 aged 68, pneumonia

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