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Name: DRY, Johan Johannes (John James)

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Photo Source: White Roots in Africa (F A Smith)

Nee: son of Petrus Jacobus Dry

Birth Date: 6 Dec 1864 Smithfield, Free State, South Africa

Death Date: 24 Feb 1935 Rumuruti

Nationality: Irish descent

First Date: 1910 from Zastron area of South Africa

Profession: Farmer

Area: 'Burgundy Farm', Dry's siding, Uasin Gishu, Eldoret

Married: In Rouxville, Free State 15 July 1890 Magdalena Catharina Fouche b. 17 Mar 1865 Smithfield, Orange Free State, S. Africa, d. 20 Apr 1963 Heidelberg, Transvaal

Children: Maude Magdalene (m. Lawrence Erasmus Smith) (7 Sep 1891 Zastron-1973 Heidelberg, Gauteng); Thomas Archibald (23 Apr 1893 Zastron-25 June 1954 Eldoret); Gustavus Columbus Fouche (5 Dec 1894 Zastron-19 Feb 1967 Grasmere, Transvaal); Eulalia Dorothea Antoinette Kirk 'Julia' (Pohl) (26 June 1901 Zastron-18 Dec 1953 Nakuru)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Medals, North

War Service: Belfield's Scouts

General Information:

Medals - Belfield's Scouts - John J. Dry, No. 9580, Scout
Gazette 24 Dec 1935 probate for Jan Johannes Dry late of Rumuruti who d at Rumuruti 24 Feb 1935

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