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Name: DYER, Anthony Doughty Gordon 'Tony'

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Nee: son of John Francis and Louise Wilhelmina Dyer née Widegren

Birth Date: 1926 Nairobi

Death Date: 3 July 2018 Ngati, Dai, Kenya

First Date: 1926

Profession: Professional hunter

Area: Kisima, 1964 Lolamarik, 1979 Ngare Ndare Timau

Married: 1958 Catherine Rose Powys (d. 6 Feb 2018)

Children: Charles (1969), Francis (1962), Martin (1964), Michael (1961)

Author: Men for All Seasons, The East African Hunters

Book Reference: Ruark, Hut, EAWL, Kingsley-Heath

War Service: A.B. Royal Navy 1945-46

School: Prince of Wales School, Nairobi; Rhodes University, S. Africa

General Information:

Kingsley-Heath - Doyen of the EAPHA and president for its last 11 years before it closed down. Rancher at Timau and Ngare Ndare, Kenya. Bush pilot. Long-time and respected friend of mine. Author of several books on the history of hunting in Kenya. Hunted for Ker & Downey Safaris immediately after 1939-45 war. Founding director of Hunters Africa Ltd.
Ruark - at 26 looks like the valedictorian in a junior college graduation exercise. President EA Professional Hunters' Association 1965-77; then farmer.

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