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Name: ROBATHAN, Donald Edward (Major)

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Birth Date: 22 June 1910 Radyr, S. Glamorgan

Death Date: May 2006 Watford

First Date: 1933

Last Date: 1966

Profession: Settler/Farmer. JP. Special Magistrate - Lumbwa. One time Chairman Lumbwa/Songhor Agric. Production Comm. Board of Agriculture. Member Agric. Appeals Tribunal. Chairman British Legion Highlands Branch

Area: 'Barschella' Lumbwa, Londiani

Married: In Cranbrook, Kent 1939 Kathleen 'Kit' Murton-Neale b. 17 Apr 1913 Tonbridge, d. 15 Feb 2008 Rickmansworth

Children: Michael Neale; Diana Elizabeth

Author: 'Those Were The Days' (1994)

Book Reference: EAWL, Hut, Barnes, Telegraph

War Service: Commissioned 1928 1st Rifle Battn. Monmouthshire Regt. 3 KAR 1936

School: Llandaff Cathedral School; Brightlands Glos.; Cranbrook School, Kent

General Information:

Founding Officer EA Signals 1939. 8th Army 50 Div. Signals 1942-43.  Self employed farmer 1943-66 developing 3000 acres mixed farming.   
Barnes - Early player for Kericho Rugby Club - 1930s - a fast threequarter

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