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Name: RYRIE, Oswald Bruce (Major)

Birth Date: 28 June 1876 Cooma, New South Wales, Australia

Death Date: 16 Jan 1934 Nairobi

First Date: 1922

Last Date: 1934

Profession: Farmer

Area: Nairobi, 1925 Farm 578b, Suguroi, 1930 Kisiwa Ngobit River

Married: In London 1916 Jean Hargraves Samson Howatson b. 1893 Edinburgh, d. 21 Jan 1959 Southwark, London

Children: Marion Doreen (1917-1 Feb 1918 Auchinleck); Sonia Isabel H. de Laune (13 Mar 1920 Sydney, NSW-2002); Charles Brian Harold (26 Sep 1922 Angata Ndare, Laikipia-1996); Marion Joan (27 Sep 1922 Angata Ndare-2016)

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Red 22, Racing, Barnes, Joelson, SS

War Service: 1st Australian Light Horse

General Information:

Gazette 25 Sep 1934 - Jean Hargraves Samson Ryrie of Nanyuki for probate of Oswald Bruce Ryrie of Ngobit who died in Nairobi 16 Jan 1934.
EA & Rhodesia - 19/2/59 - Mrs Jean Ryrie, a pioneer of Nanyuki District, has died in Kenya. She was widely esteemed for her kindliness to anyone in trouble.
Red 22 - Kisiwa, Ngobit River, Nyeri
Red 22 - Honorary Permit Issuer - Major Bruce Ryrie, Farm No. 978B, Ngobit River, Laikipia
Racing - Owner of 'Sportsman' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce-Ryrie
Racing - Owner of 'Tesoro' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce-Ryrie
Racing - Owner of 'Sultan' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce-Ryrie
Racing - Owner of 'Afghan' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce Ryrie
Racing - Owner of 'Flip' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce Ryrie
Racing - Owner of 'Bevan' - 1930 - Mrs Bruce Ryrie
Nairobi Forest Road Cemetery - Oswald Bruce Ryice [sic], British, age 54, died 16/1/34
Joelson - Notes in proof copy of 'Eastern Africa Today' - newspaper cutting June 30, 1931 - Full details are now available of the establishment of a girls' school in Nanyuki - a development which will be of great interest to parents throughout the Colony. Major and Mrs Ryrie of Nanyuki have recently built, on their ten acre plot on the Liki River, a charming residence of brick and this they have now definitely decided to turn into a school to be controlled by Mrs Ryrie herself, assisted by a fully qualified schoolmistress. ………. {more}
Soldier Settlement Scheme after WW1 - Class B - Major O.B. Ryrie, 7 Crosby Square, EC3 - Farm 978
Red 25 - Honorary Permit Issuer. Soldier Settler
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Kenya Province - Oswald Bruce Ryrie, Farmer, Angata Ndare PO Suguroi and Jean Hargraves Samson Ryrie, Married woman Angata Ndare PO Suguroi
Gazette 15 Sep 1959 wife's probate

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