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Name: ARMSTRONG, Alexander Wilson 'Alec' 'Sandy'

Short Name: 'Bwana Kongoni'

Birth Date: Kimberley, Orange Free State 1889

Death Date: 19 June 1939 Johannesburg

First Date: 1912

Profession: Farmer, Rumuruti

Area: Rongai, Nakuru, KAD 1922 Rumuruti

Married: In Pietermaritzburg 9 Mar 1929 Phillis Ruth Saville b. 1888, d. 1972

Children: Janet

Book Reference: HBEA, KFA, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EAMR, Red 22, Gazette, Leader14, Rift Valley, Red 19, Mrs Mary Hoey, Polnay, Red 25, Pioneers

War Service: EAMR has A.W. Armstrong C Sqdn 28/10/15

General Information:

Red 22 has A. Armstrong, Nakuru; A. Armstrong (Jun.), Nakuru;  A. Armstrong, Rumuruti
Gazette - 4/11/1914 - Appt. - East Africa Veterinary Corps - To be Lieutenant - Sergeant A. Armstrong
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected  11 Aug 1912 - A. Armstrong
Gazette 5/4/1938 - Honorary Game Warden - Alexander Armstrong
Gazette - 12/11/1919 - Register of Voters - Rift Valley Area - A. Armstrong - Farmer - Nakuru and A. Armstrong (Junior) - Farmer - Nakuru
Red Book 1919 - A W B Armstrong - Kampi Moto, Nakuru
Red Book 1919 - Permit Issuer - Naivasha - Mr Armstrong, Kampi Moto, Nakuru
Hut has Alex Armstrong 1920 Nakuru and his son A. Armstrong 1922 Nakuru.
Hut - Alexander Armstrong 1912 Kampi ya Moto with a daughter Janet.
Hut - A. Armstrong (Sandy Alex) 1912 Rumuruti, Kisii cattle 1st Pres Laikipia Farmers Assoc.
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Kenya Province - Alexander Armstrong, Farmer PO Rumuruti
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Aberdare List
Red 25 - Vice-Chairman, Laikipia Farmers' Association
Ex Scottish shepherd - Lived just outside Rumuruti boma and ran sheep and cattle. Enormously strong. Could lift up the back or front of a car well clear of the ground single handed. Always called upon when great strength needed. Short square and very grizzled weather beaten type. Pre war settler.
Pioneers - Kisima - Will Powys - ……… I drove up 1200 sheep that Sandy Armstrong had bought for me from Somalis down the Narok River ………
Polnay - 1931 - an old man called Armstrong, a farmer who was butcher too in as much as he killed a bullock on Fridays and sheep on Tuesdays.
Red 25 has S. Armstrong, Ruiru ?

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