NameConstantine John Philip ‘Bobby’ (Theodore) Ionides
Birth17 Jan 1901, Hove, Sussex, England
Birth Memo‘West Brighton’.
Death22 Sep 1968, Nairobi, Kenya
Baptism7 Feb 1901, St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater, London, England
ResidenceLiwale, Southern Province, Tanganyka Territory, Africa
OccupationGovernment Ranger in Tanganyika from 1933. Senior Game Ranger from 1949. Herpetologist and scientific collector of thousands of species of African snakes for research, conservation and venom extraction.
Note 1Renowned hunter. Author. Known as ‘Iodine Ionides’. See ‘Sands of Silence’ by Capstick, published 1991. RMC Sandhurst. Boxing Blue. South Wales Borderers 1922, Lt 1923. 6th Bt. King’s African Rifles 1926-29 and 1941-42. Coast Irregulars 1942-43.
God-parentsContesse Sozonga de Voisins (née Ralli) represented by Aikaterini J. Mavrogordato.
Never married
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