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Name: PIXLEY, John Nicol Fergusson 'Jack' (Capt.)

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Nee: 2nd son of Col. Francis William Pixley, VD of Wooburn House, Wooburn, Bucks.

Birth Date: 7 Apr 1888 Kensington, London

Death Date: 12 Oct 1917 Ypres, France

First Date: 1913

Last Date: 1917

Profession: Shared a house near the Norfolk with Denys Finch Hatton, who was generally away trading in Abyssinia or the NFD

Area: Nairobi, Eldoret

Book Reference: Nellie, Hut, EAMR, CWGC, Eton, Barnes, Gazette, Fox Davies

War Service: EAMR has J.N.F. Pixley - A Sqdn. 7/8/14 - 27/4/15. Captain, Grenadier Guards

School: Eton 1901-04; Merton College, Oxford

General Information:

Eton (1909) - Landowner in British East Africa; Esquire of Order of St John of Jerusalem; served with the EAMR and aft. as Capt. Grenadier Guards in France and East Africa in WW1; unmarried; killed in action at Houthulst Forest, France, Oct 12, 1917
Barnes - Muthaiga Club War Memorial - 12 Oct 1917 aged 29, Capt. Grenadier Guards, Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium
Gazette 15/5/1912 - Liquor Licence application by D.G. Finch Hatton, L. Bury and S.W.F. Pixley and Co. for an Hotel Liquor Licence at Nyeri
Gazette 29/10/1919 - Probate and Administration in respect of John Nicol Ferguson Pixley late of Nairobi who died in France on 12/10/1917.
Hut 1920 Eldoret partner with Finch-Hatton Eldalat[?]

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