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Name: WOOD, Cyril Henry Justin 'Weary'

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Nee: mother's name Nora

Birth Date: 3 July 1909 Belfast

Death Date: 8 Nov 1989 Exeter

First Date: 1937

Married: Dorothy Mary Keeling b. 17 July 1910 Bridgnorth, Shropshire, d. 9 Mar 1983 Nairobi (dau of William Henry Keeling)

Children: Rowena (Burrow)

Book Reference: Nondies, Sitrep 2, Downey, Barnes, Rugby

General Information:

Downey - C.H.J. Wood (amateur hunter) and still living in Nairobi [1959]. In Downey's presence, Wood set up what must be an unassailable record. He only fired two shots at elephant. Each shot was a clean kill, and each of the tusks was a 100 pounder.
Barnes - Played for Nondies RFC in the 1930s
Rugby - Nondescripts RFC - Honours Cap - 1934 President of Kenya Kongonis cricket club.
Member of Nondescripts RFC XV in 1937. Pre-war volunteer to the Kenya Regiment (KR 658). No birthdate in KR records
Gazette 23 May 1990 probate
Gazette 25 Sep 1962 - he wants probate for mother Nora

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