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Name: DURIE, James Alfred

Birth Date: 17 Jan 1889 Cairo, Egypt

Death Date: 30 July 1982 Merton, London

First Date: 1925

Profession: Army officer; farmer

Area: Naivasha, Karen

Married: 1. In St Marylebone, London 17 July 1915 Winifred Martin Short b. July 1890 Warwick, d. 14 Apr 1977 York; 2. Ellen Jane d. 4 July 1959 Nairobi

Children: James Douglas (14 Nov 1917 Scarborough-27 June 2003 Stowmarket, Suffolk); Joan Winifred (Apr 1919 Newbury); Roy Alwin (12 Oct 1920 Eastbourne-18 May 1940 Belgium, killed in action); Ian Alastair (15 Feb 1922 Eastbourne-6 Sep 1998 Somerset West, S. Africa)

Book Reference: Info from Mark Weaver

War Service: Lieut.Col. Black Watch in World War 1

General Information:

Red 22 - J.A. Durie, Box 22, Nakuru
Gazette 26 Jan 1960 as husband of the deceased he wants probate for Ellen Jane Durie who d. 4 July 1959 at Nairobi
In Ancestry Family Tree his surname is Dowrie, bur he is Durie in 1911 England Census, as a 2nd Lieut. in the Black Watch. He is Dowrie in 1901 Census, in Monckton Combe, at school.

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