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Name: ARCHER, Raymond Lindsay

Nee: son of Harry Algernon Archer

Birth Date: 22 Aug 1920 Nairobi

Death Date: 10 May 1941 Abyssinia, on active service

Last Date: 1941

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Pembroke, KR, Gazette, Tom Lawrence

War Service: EA Armoured Car Regt.

School: Pembroke House

General Information:

Gazette 5 Aug 1941 probate
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 474). Pembroke No. 60, 1929, Box 467, Nairobi
UK Commonwealth War Graves  buried in Addis Ababa War Cem.
Tom Lawrence: Son of Harry Algernon and Isabella Lindsay Archer, of Nairobi, Kenya (CWGC Website). Cause 69 of 1941. Notice of the application for Letters of Administration of the estate of Raymond Lindsay Archer was made by his father Harry Algernon Archer who wished to proceed on the same on 28th July 1941 (Gazette, 5th Aug 1941, p. 499). Harry and his wife Isabella both died in Kenya and are buried in Nairobi. They had two sons, Raymond Lindsay Archer (1920-1941) and Philip Gerald Archer (1922-). Raymond was unfortunately killed in Abyssinia (Ethiopia) in WW2, whilst serving with the Kenya Regiment. I believe Philip served with the Kenya Police. He was based at Langata near Nairobi from 1954 to 1970, when he collected data for his book "Kenya Ceropegia Scrapbook" (

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