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Name: ROSSENRODE, Clayton Vernon

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Nee: second son of John Cecil and brother of James, Neil, Derek and Maureen Rossenrode

Birth Date: 26 Nov 1927 Nairobi

Death Date: 3 May 2008 Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

First Date: 1927

Last Date: 1965

Profession: Commenced 5 year apprenticeship Mechanical Dept. KUR&H 1945; premature retirement as Electrical Foreman 1965

Area: Nairobi, Mombasa, Tanga, Dar es Salaam, Mtwara

Married: In Nairobi 1951 Elizabeth Alice 'Betty' McGregor b. 1 Mar 1932 Kachenzi, Dedza, Malawi, d. 25 Aug 2010 Durban

Children: Susan (1953); Brian (1955)

Book Reference: EAWL, OSPA, mini-SITREP XXXIII

War Service: Reserved occupation

General Information:

Grandfather employed Uganda Railway 1899, Mombasa; Father employed Shell Co., Nairobi/Mombasa for 38 years.
OSPA - Clayton and Betty successfully ran their own watchmaking and jewellery business for 25 years in Pinetown, 20km from Durban. He retired in 1997 and continued with various hobbies including calligraphy, East African Colonial history and model engines. Clayton was a true gentleman and will be sadly missed by Betty to whom he was married for 57 years and by daughter Susan, son Brian …….

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