4th Bn, (Uganda) Drummer, c1913

Departed Comrades

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

DEATHS NOTIFIED – 2017/18

A G (Tony) Williams, 23 KAR 1952/3.

 Peter Ayre Association friend andmember and book collector on East Africa matters and its people.

Rev’d John Mwangi Mathenge, CEO and founder member of Global Veterans and Peace Ambassadors, GLOVEPA.  An able and charismatic

leader whose connections and networks were large.

 M L Lewis, 402 Lt Wksps EAEME.  1948/50

 Major John Hart, 11 KAR 1957/60

 John Henry Britland

 David Bowett

 Major Patrick Wollocombe 11 KAR; MTS(EA) 1962/64

Capt David Nickol MBE, 6 KAR, 2/6 KAR, 1939/46. Veteran of the Burma campaign  having served throughout WW2

Captain Peter Godfrey CBE, KAR WW2 service in Kenya, Abyssinia and Ceylon.

Major Tony Bushell, HQ 70 Bde R Sigs.

Peter Stocken, 2 (Ny) KAR 1949/50

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.