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Name: WARDLE, Ernest Vivian Livesey DSO (Lieut.)

Nee: son of Capt. T. Livesey Wardle

Birth Date: 28.6.1878 Moor Monkton, Yorkshire

Death Date: 19.11.1931 Acton, Middlesex

Nationality: British

First Date: 1902

Profession: KAR

Area: Witu, Mombasa, Nairobi March 1903

Married: In Thanet 1908 Alice Kathleen Rennison b. 1881 Sturry, Kent, d. 21 Oct 1963 Beaconsfield (dau. of Edward Rennison)

Book Reference: Kenya Diary, EAHB 1905, North, EA Diary 1903, Debrett, DSO, EAHB 1904

War Service: Yorkshire Regt./ 3 KAR

School: Wellington College

General Information:

Debrett - entered Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regt.) 1897, and became Capt. 1908; retired 1909; served in S. Africa 1899-1902, present at battle of Paardeburg (wounded, despatches, Queen's medal with 2 clasps, King's Medal with 2 clasps, DSO)
DSO - London Gazette , 27 Sept 1901 - in recognition of services during the operations in South Africa
North - With expedition to Masai country around Ngongo & Lasagoot Nov 1903; resident at Witu 30/9/1904; arr. Mombasa from Jubaland 18/3/1905, dep. Mombasa for England - 'he has proved himself a failure and goes home for good' (Meinertzhagen, RH) 21/3/1905
Kenya Diary - 1902 - living in Mombasa.
EAHB 1905 - E.V.L. Wardle - 3rd KAR, Witu

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