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Name: WHETHAM, Stephen Dennis OBE (Col.)

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Nee: son of Paul and Edith Whetham

Birth Date: 19.5.1914 Buenos Aires

Death Date: 2004 Dorset

First Date: 1920

Last Date: 1976

Profession: Farmer; Chairman several KNFU committees; started flying business

Area: Kipkabus, Uasin Gishu, Kiambu, Ngusishi Fish Farm Timau

Married: 1941 Dorothy Elizabeth 'Bobby' Burrell

Children: Paul Denis; Daphne Mary (Douglas)

Book Reference: EAWL, Sitrep 2, Cobbold, Rhodora, Hut, Stud, Telegraph

War Service: 4th & 34th KAR - Abyssinia, Eritrea - Staff major/Lt. Col. 1943

School: Wellington College (Berkshire)

General Information:

Cobbold - Party at Hubert Barry's in 1934 - Dennis Wheetham from Nairobi, only lately returned from Belgian Congo where he went in charge of the transport of a party in search of okapi.                        
EAWL lunch - Bruton - 1994 - personal contact - he started a fly tying business at Naro Moru, developed it and sold it to Brooke Bond for £25,000. Turnover now £750,000. He was hunting in Kenya in the 30s.
EA Stud Book 1954 - Cattle - Guernseys - S.D. & D.E. Whetham, Kipkabus
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 258).
Hut - broke back polo - started fishing flies sold to Unwin.
Hon member Muthaiga Country Club.
Anglican Cathedral  San Juan Bautista, Buenos Aires - birth date and baptism cert.

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