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Name: EVANS, Edward Augustine Strutt 'Pole Pole'

Nee: bro of Arthur Strutt Evans

Birth Date: 2 Sep 1887 Philadelphia, USA

Death Date: 7 Oct 1950 Bell Inn, Naivasha

First Date: 1908

Profession: Farmer pioneer in Kenya 1911

Area: Molo River, Nakuru, 'Zawadi Est.', Nyeri

Married: 1. In Bolsover 7 Aug 1918 Doris Mary Bower b. 1895 Bolsover, d. Nyeri 20 June 1928; 2. Eirene Kathleen Joy

Children: 1. Daphne Elizabeth (Lyne Watt) (18 May 1922-2002); Anthony Edward (12 Nov 1923 Mansfield-12 July 1991 Dandaragan, W. Australia) 2. Susan Valerie (Bowles) (1938); Roger John (1939); Audrey Joy (1941); Peter Francis Strutt (1936)

Book Reference: Red 31, Golf, KAD, Red 25, Hut, EAMR, Baptism, Old Africa, Barnes, Rift Valley, Gazette, EA& Rhodesia, Leader 14

War Service: WW1 with EAMR - C Sqdn. 8/8/14 - 27/4/15 - To KAR

General Information:

Gazette - 29/10/1919 - Register of Voters - Kenya Area - Edward Augustine Strutt Evans - Planter, Nyeri

Red 25 - Member of Council, The Coffee Planters' Union of Kenya & EA.
Hut - leg war wound
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Kenya Province - Edward Augustine Strutt Evans, Planter PO Nyeri and Doris Mary Evans, Married woman PO Nyeri
East Africa & Rhodesia - 7/12/50 - Mr E.A. "PolePole" Evans, who settled in Nyeri in 1911, has died in Kenya. He served with the East African Mounted Rifles and the 2nd KAR in the 1914-18 war, and was severely wounded. He was chairman and trustee for five years of the Mount Kenya Hospital, and served on the district council.
Red 22 - E.A. Evans, Nyeri
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Aberdare Voters List
President of Nyeri Golf Club in 1944.
Gazette 18 Sep 1928 probate for Doris Mary Evans d. Nyeri 20 June 1928
Probate 17 July 1951
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Ravine - E.A. Evans, Molo River, Ravine
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Molo - E.A. Evans (British), Settler
Leader14 - E.A. Evans - Nakuru
Gazette - 3/12/1919 - Register of Voters - Rift Valley Area - E.A. Evans - Farmer - Nakuru
Barnes - St. Peter's Nyeri Cemetery - Edward A.S. Evans, Zawadi, Nyeri, 2 September 1888 - 7 October 1950, Pioneer in Kenya 1911, gracious loving gentle brave.
Rift Valley - Member of the Rift Valley Sports Club - Jan 1929 - Elected - 1914 - E.A. Evans

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