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Name: DURHAM, Cornelius George 'Corney' DSO (Major)

Birth Date: 1 May 1873 Beaufort West, Ceres, S. Africa

Death Date: 15 Oct 1950 Vereeniging, South Africa

First Date: 1922

Profession: Major Senior Co. Comdr., 3rd KAR; 1930 planter

Area: Nairobi, Zanzibar, 1930 Limuru

Married: 1. In Johannesburg 21 Apr 1908 Eily Boys Chalmers b. 29 June 1878 Grahamstown, d. 1932 Limuru; 2. In Kenya 1937 Ruth Madge McCarthy b. 1901, d. 1970

Children: Benjamin William; Leonard

Book Reference: KAD, Debrett, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, DSO, Dominion

War Service: S.A. Forces and KAR

General Information:

Dominion - 1930 - European Elected member of Legco - Lieut.-Col. C G Durham, DSO
Debrett 1928 - Lieut.-Col. retired, European War 1915-17 (despatches, DSO).
KAD 1922 - Committee Member, REAAA (Zanzibar) (and Red 25)
Gazette - 5/2/1929 - Dissolution of Partnership between Corney George Durham and Hugh Murray Grant carrying on business as tea planters and general farmers at Limoru. Hugh Murray Grant to continue business.

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