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Name: WHITE, John Cyril 'Jack'

Death Date: 2 May 1938 murdered by Kikuyu at Njoro

Last Date: 1938

Profession: Worked on farm

Area: Njoro

Book Reference: Nellie, Thurston

General Information:

Nellie - a note arrived - 'Dear Grant, A Kikuyu named Wakuha said to be living on your farm among your squatters, knifed young Jack White an hour ago to death. Police are called for, will you please make all enquiries among your squatters. Jock Harries.' The poor lad White was a very harmless boy, whom everyone liked, and the really astonishing thing is that he should have been knifed and not Harries. ...... murderer caught very quickly ..... a discharged inmate of Mathari.
Thurston - CO 533, 501/5 - 1938 - Murder of Mr J. White at Njoro: trial and enquiry by his mother regarding cremation
Nellie - May 1938 - knifed to death by a Kikuyu squatter
Gazette 21 June 1938 probate

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