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Name: FYSON, John Sundow

Birth Date: 1884 Wickhambrook, Suffolk

Death Date: 16 May 1917 Nairobi, blackwater fever

First Date: 1910

Last Date: 1917

Profession: PWD roadwork sub-overseer

Book Reference: CWGC, Medals, Red Book 1912, Gazette, Barnes

War Service: East African Pioneers

General Information:

Medals - EA Pioneer Company - Jack L. Fyson, No. 3185, Pioneer
Red Book 1912 - J. Fyson - Kericho
Gazette 18/7/1917 - Obituary - His Excellency the Acting Governor deeply regrets to report the death in the British General Hospital from blackwater fever on 16/5/1917 of Mr J.S. Fyson who joined the East Africa Pioneers on 3/11/1915. Prior to the war he had worked in the PWD as a Sub-Overseer from 1/7/1910. He was principally employed on roadwork and by his death Government loses a vigorous and promising officer.
Nairobi South cemetery:3185 Pioneer / J S Fyson / East African Pioneers / 16th May 1917 age33
CWGC Pioneer 3185, East African Pioneers, who died on Wednesday, 16th May 1917. Age 33. Son of John and Alice Fyson, of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Born at Chevington, Suffolk. Nairobi South Cemetery, Grave Ref: VI A 4

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