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Name: WHIDDETT, Helen McLeod, Mrs

Nee: Caie

Birth Date: 1910 Scotland

Death Date: 1994 Nairobi

First Date: 1933

Last Date: 1994

Profession: Voluntary work, EAWL and Louise Decker Home and League of Mercy

Area: Naivasha, Nairobi

Married: 1. At Mombasa Cathedral 1933 James Anderson (1908-1989) (div.1949) 2. 1949 Henry William Whiddett b. 1913

Children: Jennifer Katharine (Preston) (1935); Euan; Elizabeth (Chater)

Book Reference: EAWL, Women in Kenya

War Service: Worked at Naivasha Creamery & taught at Nakuru Primary School

School: Edinburgh University, M.A.

General Information:

Source: Mrs Jennifer Preston
Women in Kenya - cont. of obituary ...... Always full of care for others and especially her family, Helen undertook much work for the League of Mercy and also for the Louise Decker home, but it is as a long-standing EAWL member that most will remember her. Helen was a highly respected editor of the League's Journal and a faithful member to the League always. As usual she was immaculately turned out when she attended her granddaughter, Sharon's, wedding at the Coast in January. On the evening of Feb. 26th she gave a very happy dinner party for Sharon and her husband. Helen was in radiant form. The next morning she quietly left us. She will be remembered as doing everything 'just right'.

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