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Name: WEST, Thomas Peter

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Nee: son of Thomas Wilson and Olive West

Birth Date: 5 Jan 1923 Nairobi

Death Date: 29 July 2010 Nairobi

First Date: 1923

Profession: Engineer

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Nairobi 10 Jan 1953 Elizabeth Seccombe b. 4 July 1923 Truro, d. 2009 Nairobi (dau of George Degorie Seccombe)

Children: Susan Elizabeth (1955 Nairobi); Nicola Jane (1959 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Wed

War Service: KAR

School: Prince of Wales, Nairobi

General Information:

Info from Michael Buck: He joined P&T (later known as Kenya Posts and Telecommunications) 1940. Joined Kenya Regiment #3029, in 1941 and posted to the 4th King's African Rifles (Uganda) Battalion and later fought in Burma. Noted in Supplement to London Gazette 19 Sept 1946(4729) C. Sgt. T.P. West Selected to attend the Victory parade in London representing Kenya Regiment. Rejoined P&T Nairobi engineering Dept 1946. 

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