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Name: KIRK, Reginald Sinclair 'Rex'

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Nee: son of Herbert Clifford Kirk of Kitale

Birth Date: 19 Sep 1913 Sergoit

Death Date: 6 May 2004 George, Western Cape, S. Africa

Profession: Mayor of Eldoret, auctioneer

Area: Kitale, Sergoit

Married: In Eldoret 14 June 1952 Hazel Mary Smith b. 22 Apr 1911 Milton, Kent, d. 2000 George, Western Cape (prev. m. to Edward Albert Mantle)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, 4, Kenton, Hut, Old Africa, mini-Sitrep XXVI

School: Kenton College - left 1927 for St. Andrews, Grahamstown

General Information:

Old Africa 4 Tim Hutchinson writes - In 1924 Capt. Finlay Ross Cramb opened Kenton School with 12 pupils amongst whom were Ken Cunningham, Rex Kirk, Hugh Lloyd, Eddy Sladen, Jim Nightingale and Pat Lawford. The school moved to Nairobi in 1934.
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 172). Article in Sitrep 4 re. his military career. Was with the Kenya Defence Force in 1933.

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