ATTWELL, Kimberley Cecil Lennox

Male 1877 - 1944  (66 years)


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  • Name ATTWELL, Kimberley Cecil Lennox  [1
    Born 23 Jul 1877  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1944  Gwelo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I690  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2007 

    Father ATTWELL, Charles Lennox Stretch,   b. 2 Mar 1841, Fort Beaufort, South Africa, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1932, Rhodesia, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother FERREIRA, Susanna Isabella,   b. 12 Jun 1847, Albanie, South Africa, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1941  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1868  Kingwilliamstown, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FERREIRA, Annie Petronella,   b. 15 May 1886,   d. 23 Jan 1977, Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1906  S,Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. ATTWELL, Daphnie F
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • At the age of 18, in 1896 when rebellion broke out at Kuruman, over the shooting of the stricken rinderpest cattle he jouned the services, later in the Anglo-Boer war he conducted the supply convoys for the Govt: In 1900 he joined Cillinan's Volunteer Corps at Setlagoli, and took part at the Klipdrift fight, He received 2 medals for the 2 campaigns. After the war took up farming and settled at Lichtenburg. In 1914 he moved to Rhodesia as roads Supervisor for the P.W.D. (site the picturesque Wolfshall road, Selukwe) spent 3 years as Mine Manager at Mashaba, and 11 at Shamva, then worked 11 yrs at the Cam & Motor on the roasters and blast furnaces. In 1941 farmed at "Indiva" Eiffel Flats. Poisoning from a bruise caused his sudden death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] McMaster family history.


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