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Name: PRANGLEY, Owen Frank

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Nee: bro of Arthur Henry and Albert Edward Prangley

Birth Date: 15 Dec 1882 Fordington, Dorchester

Death Date: 23.4.1942 Nairobi

First Date: 1916

Last Date: 1942

Profession: Worked for May & Co.

Area: Nairobi, Park House, Parklands.

Married: In Mombasa 2 Apr 1916 Constance Mabel Smith b. 27 Jan 1893 Paddington, d. 9 Mar 1966 Natal, S. Africa

Children: Jean Constance (17 May 1918 Nairobi); Pamela Helen (2 Sep 1919 Nairobi-14 June 2008 UK); Peter John Matcham (2 Dec 1920 Nairobi-26.11.1943 in air operations); John Richard (15 Dec 1922 Nairobi-17.3.1989 UK)

Book Reference: HBEA, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Macmillan, Red 22, Barnes

General Information:

Macmillan - 1930 - May & Co. Ltd., The Sports House - Macmillan has C.M. Prangley?
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Owen Frank Prangley, British, age 60, died 23/4/42
KAD 1922 - c/o May & Co.
Red 25 - c/o J.R. Stephens & Co.
Red 31 - May & Co.
Gazette 3 Feb 1967 probate for Constance Mabel who d. Natal 9 Mar 1966
Peter Prangley (grandson): In 1944 Constance was made a SSStJ (now MStJ) and at the end of WW2 she received a commendation certificate from the British Red Cross and St John's Joint Committee in gratitude for 'services rendered to humanity'. At some time she became a farmer at Pabaraka, North Kinankop (where she grew pyrethrum and possibly raised beef cattle).

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