4th Bn, (Uganda) Drummer, c1913

Departed Comrades

The Association regrets to announce the deaths of the following members:

DEATHS NOTIFIED – 2017

Lord Baybrooke DL, 3 KAR 1951/52

Major Sir Cosmo Haskard, CMG, 13 KAR in Ceylon and 2 KAR as adjutant in Burma, Colonial Service in Tanganyika in 1940s.  Later Governor of the Falklands.

Major John McCullum, 11 KAR

Rowland A Hill, MBE

Lt Col Tim Illingworth, 3 KAR,1960/61, later ADC to the GOC EA Command General Dick Goodwin.

Captain Anthony de Bruyn, 2 KAR, C (Rhodesian) Sqn SAS and 2 Zambia Regt. Obituary in next Rhino Link.

DEATHS NOTIFIED – 2013/16

Major Jock Foulis MC, 4 KAR 1948/61. Died 16 November 2016.

Veteran Bugi Mwita, KAR Kenya.  Died 4 November 2016. Obituary will appear in the next edition of Rhino Link, 1 April 2017.

Major Bernard Lambert MBE, 5 KAR, 1959-62. Died 12 July 2016.

Capt Noel Cubberley, RTC, 92 MT Coy (K) KAR 1959-60.

Richard J Horton, QORWK, 4 (Uganda) KAR, 1953/54.

Major Peter Fawcett, The Buffs, 6 KAR, 20 Mil Mission, 1943/46.

Major John Russell-King, 7 KAR, Somaliland Campaign, 1943, Kabaw Valley 1944/45

Sgt R M Bayliss, 6 KAR 1946/48.  1st Ed Trg Sgt who devised and implimented Bn Ed scheme for askari.

John Cundell Esq 6 KAR

Major General Michael Grigg MC CBE, late Seaforth Highlanders, 6 KAR 1948-50, 2 KAR 1950-53, Cent. Africa Fed Army 1954/64. Commander N Rhodesian Army 1964-67.

Lt Col Michael Scott, SG.  3 KAR 1955/59

Colonel John Tillett, RGJ.  CO 1 Ugandan Rifles, 1963/4.

Colin Luke Esq, (non member) 5 KAR 1960/61

Lt Colonel Derek R Large, 5 KAR 1950s.

Brigadier W (Bill) J Hiles CBE R. Iniskilling Fusiliers – KAR 1955/56

Captain John Watson-Baker RA – 55th (Tanganyika) Field Battery, of 302 (EA) Field Regiment. Burma 1944/45.

Captain D H R M (Mike) Macdonald, RASC. CSD Mauritius 1950, EAATC Nakuru 1951/53, BRASCO, 70(EA) Bde Nyeri 1953.

Dr Peter Hutchby, RAMC 4 KAR 1959/62

Peter Drummond-Murray, (non member) Kenya mid 1950s

Dr M J Peel, RAMC 1 (Ny) KAR 1952/54

Sir Hugh Bidwell (non member) 1 (Ny) KAR 1954/5

Captain D L Findlay 6 KAR 1952/54

Leo Cooper 70th EA Brigade, 92 Coy, EAASC.

Lt Colonel J A (Tony) Gibb, 5 KAR 1951/54

Captain D F T Gurner, 7 KAR; 11 KAR 1952/55

James P Cooper, 1939/46 

Richard Dawson, 3 KAR & 7 KAR, 1950s

Major Ian Sweet 3 KAR 1942/43, 13(Ny) KAR 1943/46

Colin Armstrong OBE 1 KAR, 2 KAR 1953/54

John Nunneley MBE 3/6 (TT) KAR 1942/45

Rear Admiral Michael Stacey CB

R W Stanyon, KP 1955/66

David Lovatt Smith, good friend of the association. Field Intelligence Officer, Kenya, 1950s.

Michael Hicks, 2 KAR 1952/53

Nigel Durdant-Hollamby, ex-KAR, DO1/Temp DC, Iringa, 1958/59.

Lt Colonel Robert Fairclough MC TD, 2/4 KAR; 4/4 KAR.

Major A D Hepworth TD, EAASC. att 2/4 KAR 1940.

Major R H (Robin) Medley MBE, DL, KStJ. 1 NRR, 1940/44

The Hon David Bampfylde Esq.  5 KAR 1948/49

Nicholas Royds, 5 KAR 1948/49

Major R (Bob) Smith MiD3 KAR 1951/54

John Cowan MBE MiDEA Arm. Cars, 4 KAR 1941/46 Burma

Captain (Dr) Peter Read RAMCRMO 2 KAR 1956/59

Lt Colonel Peter Burdick OBE, 1 KAR 1MR. 1964/66

Dr J D Holdsworth 4 KAR, 1945/48. EAAFd. Amb.

J B Winter-Lotimer RA EA Art & EA A Med Corps, 1944/47

Viscount Davidson Service details unknown

Major Bill Duffey IG 1 KAR 1960s

Brigadier A J Hardy CBE CO KSLI Mau Mau Campaign 1955, GSO2 GHQ EA (Kenya) 1956/8. First Commander Kenya Army 1964/67

Major-General Gerrard-Wright CB CBE DL 70 Bde KA 1963/65

Lt Col Peter Burdick OBE 1 KAR; 1 MR 1964/66

DEATHS NOTIFIED DURING PREVIOUS YEARS

The Revd John Grimson 9(TT) KAR 1942/43; 44(U) KAR 1943/46

Kerry Stone 2/6 KAR, 2 KAR 1959/64

Captain David Bosanquet 2/1 (Ny) KAR 1944/46 Aded 93

David Bowden, Kenya. Service details unknown

Major C R C Elverson. 3 KAR, 1950/53

Colonel James Houston MBE 6 KAR 1958/61, HQ Uganda Rifles 1962/64

A E Whitehead Esq Service details unknown.

Peter Wallis 71 (5) KAR 1942/45

Norman Carr 11 KAR 1957

Colonel John Swanson-Smith TD 7 KAR 1955/56

Lt General Sir Chandos Blair, KVCO OBE MC CO 4 KAR 1959/61.Died 22 January 2011, aged 91

Major R M Seton-Browne

Ian Archibald 5/6 KAR EACMP

C John Dawkins Aged 95 years, Ny Bns 1950s

Major N J Blythe-Brook 4 KAR

Colonel T (Tommy) A Pace OBE RAMC 4 KAR, 1950s

Lt Col A L StG S Clarke MBE (member, but no record of KAR service)

Colonel B E Edwards OBE Somaliland Scouts 1957/60

Ian Tring ISO 3 KAR 1955/56

Major Sir Daniel Petit 55 Batt, 4 KAR, 1942/45, aged 95

Mark St Clair Thomas Hon Secretary KAR & EAF Association 23 KAR 1951/52

Brigadier J R Anderson CBE 3 KAR 1963, 1 KR 1964

Major Peter StV Harding-Rolls 3 KAR; 1951/54; 5 KAR 1961/64

Major John Rippingall 14 KAR 1945, 5/6 KAR 1946

Major Richard (Dickie) Randell MBE ex-11 KAR; 6 KAR 1958/60.Died 21 April 2010.

A T Cottell KR; 5 KAR

Major J A (Archie) Bowman-Edgar DT 8 KAR 1941/45; 3 KAR 1947/52

Major W (Bill) A Morgan MBE HQ 70 Inf Bde; 91 Coy KAR; 53 MT Coy, RASC 1958/65

Colonel T (Tommy) T R Weston OBE TD Late RA.  303 Field Regt EAA

Captain Richard Mather 4 KAR, 1952/55

Major D H D Lamond 1TR, 1 Malawi Rifles

Lt Colonel Andy Unwin Died on Wednesday, 14th October, 2009, aged 92.

Mrs Felicity Powell wife of Col Geoffrey Powell, CO 11 KAR, 1957/59

Robert (Bob) Fisk 3 KAR, 1953/54

Captain T Randal Sadleir9(TT) KAR, HQ 31(EA) Inf Bde, 1944/45, 4/6(TT) KAR,HQ 21(EA) Inf Bde 1945/46, HQ 11(EA) Div 1945/46. died 11th August 2009.

Major A L Scawin,Som Scouts

Major John Bashall 2 (Ny) KAR 1959/61

Major G S P Robinson Som Scouts 1952/55

Colonel D E (Dudley) Thornton CBE ERD 18(Ny) KAR, att 71st (Som) KAR, HQ 29 & 26 (EA) Inf Bde, 1943/46. 1 Malawi Rifles, Commander Malawi Army 1964/66

Captain G F Wigrams 6 KAR 1937; 11 KAR 1944/46; KR att 5 KAR 1947/56

Major J Roy Trustram Eve OBE DL Chairman, Kenya Regt Association.

Captain D C Musto 3 KAR, 5/6 KAR 1945/47

Major R Hornsby-Wright

Major Hugh Cecil Ealand Died 1st February 2009

Major J A (Tony) Dixon 4 KAR 1948/54. Died 25 February, aged 88.

Major Jack C Richardson ERD ex-NRR, early 50s. Died 12 November 2008

Major S G B Matthews MBE 2ic 1 KAR/Malawi Rifles 1964-1966. Died 30 January 2009

Major Anthony “Rogue” Barkas, MBE 5 KAR. Died 3 February 2009 in Nanyuki

Colonel Giles A Allan, OBE

George Gordon, MBE 6 KAR. Died 30 December 2008, aged 85

Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Wilson, VC 2 KAR 1937/8; Som Camel Corps 1939/46; 3/6 KAR 1943; 11 KAR 1944; Inf Trg Cen Jinja 1945. Died 23 December 2008, aged 96.

Major W (Bill) Underwood 5 KAR, 23 KAR, 11 KAR.  1949/60

Major John C Murray 55(SR)GT Coy 1943/44, 21(Ny) KAR, EACMP 1945

David Mackenzie-Ross 2/6 KAR 1955/56

M’lthiria Mukaria, ex 33(Kenya) KAR. aged 114 years. (Honorary Member) KAR’s oldest surviving askari.