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Re: How to obtain a Kenyan death certificate when I'm not Kenyan?
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 06 April 21 16:14 BST (UK) »
I don't know if cause of death is given in army papers.  Perhaps someone else may be able to tell you that.

I did find a report of an administration application.

Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: How to obtain a Kenyan death certificate when I'm not Kenyan?
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 06 April 21 16:16 BST (UK) »
I found a couple of other things as well.  First one from London Gazette October 1945, not sure why it took over a year after his death to put that in.



Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: How to obtain a Kenyan death certificate when I'm not Kenyan?
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 06 April 21 16:17 BST (UK) »
Last item

Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire


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Re: How to obtain a Kenyan death certificate when I'm not Kenyan?
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 06 April 21 16:51 BST (UK) »
If you can look at copies of the East African Standard for the time - it was the "settlers' newspaper" - there might be a nugget. I had a go looking for someone in the 1920s in the days of the Newspaper Library in north London. There is/was no indexing and they only held the Saturday editions; I came away without any progress. Might just be worth consulting the BL catalogue to see what's available and how (and when) you could view the papers. At least you have a very narrow range of dates to cover.
Simons Barrett Jaffray Waugh Langdale Heugh Meade Garnsey Evans Vazie Mountcure Glascodine Parish Peard Smart Dobbie Sinclair....
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Re: How to obtain a Kenyan death certificate when I'm not Kenyan?
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 06 April 21 22:16 BST (UK) »
If he died whilst serving in the Army yes I would expect it to be recorded in his army papers. Someone with more knowledge than I have on Army matters might no more. I know my fatherís army service records everything!