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Name: O'BRIEN, Phylida Elsie, Mrs

Nee: Waters, dau of Horace Charles Philip Waters

Birth Date: 29 July 1914 Mengo Hospital, Uganda

Death Date: 6 Mar 1998 Mundaring, W. Australia

Area: Molo

Married: 1. Herbert 'Bertie' Patterson b. 1911 (div.); 2. In Nakuru 26 June 1948 Anthony Trevor Knapp O'Brien (1919-1975)

Children: four from 1st marriage; son from 2nd

Book Reference: EAWL

General Information:

One of first pupils at Limuru. Lived with McDowells [?McDonells] before school built, at school with Mrs Hale. Trained as dairymaid at Kividiri with Mr E.M. Millington; stepfather Eric Radcliffe lived at Mau Summit. Managed several farms in area during war. Married Tony O'Brien 1948 - in Uganda, returned to Kenya then 1951 to Tanganyika, returned Kenya 1972 to manage Meru Muliko Lodge for 2 years then Lake Rudolf Angling Lodge. Left Kenya in 1976 after death of her husband.

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