Sir John Alexander Maybin

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Sir John Alexander Maybin

Birthplace: Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: April 09, 1941 (51)
Place of Burial: Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Maybin and Katherine Jack Maybin
Husband of Maria Elizabeth Maybin
Father of Daniel John Albert Maybin and Agnes Wilson Coetzee
Brother of Margaret S J Todd; William Maybin; James J Maybin; Private Joseph Martin Maybin and Private

Occupation: 1891 - 1; 1901 - 11, Scholar;
Managed by: Private User
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About Sir John Alexander Maybin

Went to South Africa Aug 1938. Governor and Commander-in-Chief of N. Rhodesia

1891 Census
Parish: Ayr; ED: 9; Page: 5; Line: 14; Roll: CSSCT1891_198
Green Lodge, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

1901 Census
Parish: Ayr; ED: 11; Page: 15; Line: 25; Roll: CSSCT1901_217
Buckingham Terrace Green Tallgie, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland


Medal Index Cards

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  • First name(s) John Alexander
  • Last name Maybin
  • Year 1914-20
  • Service number -
  • Rank Second Lieutenant
  • Regiment Royal Horse And Royal Field Artillery
  • Service record Rank: Second Lieutenant, Corps: Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery
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  • Country Great Britain
  • Medal type British Army Medal Index Cards, 1914-1920
  • Archive reference WO372/13
  • First Name: John Alexander
  • Surname: Maybin
  • Information: Chief Secretary, Nigeria
  • More Information: Awards made to commemorate the 25th year of the reign of King George V in 1935.
  • Rank: Mr
  • Gazette Date: 03/06/1935
  • Gazette Page: 3598
  • First Name: John Alexander
  • Surname: Maybin
  • Information: Governor & Commanding in Chief of Northern Rhodesia
  • More Information: Awards made in the bi-annual Honours Lists for which no theatre of award was named.
  • Rank: Mr
  • Gazette Date: 01/01/1939
  • Gazette Page: 5

Sir John Alexander Maybin,

Tombstone reads:

  • Sacred To The Memory of John Alexander Maybin.
  • Governer of Northern Rhodesia 1938 – 1941.
  • Born at Ayr, Scotland 5th August 1889.
  • Died at Lusaka April 9th 1941.
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Sir John Alexander Maybin's Timeline

August 5, 1889
Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Rietpan, Kimberley, South Africa
April 9, 1941
Age 51
Aylmer May Cemetery, Lusaka, Northern Rhodesia (Zambia)