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Name: RAND, Bertie James

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Birth Date: 21 July 1891 Peckham, London

Death Date: 17 Jan 1950 Nairobi

First Date: 1914

Last Date: 1950

Profession: Soldier in KAR and later transferred to Kenya Police 1918/19 serving until 1932

Area: Nairobi, Kitale

Married: At Ruiru 1922 Janet Scott Hogg Pearson b. 7 Sep 1895 Dumfries, Scotland, d. 26 Dec 1978 Barnes

Children: Ian Charles (25 Nov 1931 Kitale-1996); Albert James (1923-1981)

Book Reference: EAWL, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Red 22, Dominion, Barnes

War Service: WW1 in British Army - was in ill-fated landing at Tanga

General Information:

Joined British Army in 1909 and took part in the ill fated landing at Tanga in 1914. He stayed in Kenya transferring to the KAR and took part in EA Campaign in WW1, then transferred to Kenya Police in 1918, or 1919, and served in Nairobi and Kitale until 1932. Then returned to England but returned to Kenya in 1946/7.   Source: Ian C. Rand
Dominion - Inspector of Police - 1930
Barnes - Nairobi City Park Cemetery - Bertie J. Rand, died 17 Jan 1950 aged 58
KAD 1922 - Sergeant Inspector of Police, Nairobi

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