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Name: KEYSER, Albert George CBE, DSO (Major)

Birth Date: 9 Aug 1893 Smyrna, Turkey

Death Date: 8 Jan 1972 Winterbourne Abbas, Dorset

First Date: 1920

Profession: Farmer

Area: Farm 128b, Saiwa, Kitale

Married: 1928 Gladys Maude Blakemore b. 25 Feb 1900 Colton, Staffs., d. 1992 Welshpool, nurse

Children: Wendy (18 May 1930 Kitale-1998)

Book Reference: KFA, Who's Who, Debrett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, EA & Rhodesia, Red 22, DSO, SS

War Service: WW1 in France - Major, Machine Gun Corps, DSO & Mention in despatches.

School: King's School, Canterbury and Imperial College of Science and Technology

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 7/1/54 - New Year Honours, CBE - Major Albert George Keyser, DSO, for public services in Kenya. An elected European non-official member of the Kenya Legislative Council from 1944 until his resignation for health reasons last year, as leader for the first four years, and now a representative on the EA Central Legislative Assembly. Has farmed in the Trans Nzoia district since 1920
Red 22 - Keyser Bros., Kitale - General Merchants
Red 22 - Keyser and De la Harpe, Londiani & Kitale - Shipping, Forwarding, and Clearing Agents
Soldier Settlement Scheme after WW1 - Class B - Major A.G. Keyser, DSO, 9th Batt. MGC, Lowland Division, Army of the Rhine - Farm 128
KFA - Director of KFA in 30's. Member of Legco 1944-53. Leader of European Elected Members 1948-52.
Red 25 - Honorary Permit Issuer.
Hut - partner with Blakey
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Plateau North - Major Albert George Keyser DSO, Farmer PO Hoey's Bridge
Gazette 6 Dec 1939 Trans Nzoia Voters List

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