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Name: ADAMS, Ernest Beadon Dixon (Dr.)

Birth Date: 3 April 1875, Martock, Somerset

Death Date: buried 19 Aug 1907 at Martock, Somerset- overdose of morphine, Yeovil, Somerset

Nationality: British

First Date: 1903

Last Date: 1906

Profession: Appointed Medical Officer EAP Nov. 1903. Later stationed at Fort Hall.

Area: EAHB - Fort Hall - 1905

Book Reference: Gillett, Kenya Diary, EAHB 1905, Hut, North, EAHB 1906, Web

School: Crewkerne School, Malvern College, St. Bart's Hospital, LRCP (Lond), MRCS (England)

General Information:

Kenya Diary - Nov. 1904 - Adams is the first medical officer to reside at Fort Hall.
Kenya Diary - Feb. 1904 - Irryeni expedition - (Adams foolhardiness re lion ...... ) Adams was full of apologies and gratitude later on and gave me a silver tobacco holder. But the poor man was a drug addict and killed himself with morphia about 1906.
EAHB 1905 - Member of the Abernethian Society; Late Medical Officer, British Central African Co., Medical Officer EA Protectorate, November 24th 1903
North - has Breadon. Formerly in BCA; travelled direct from BCA to EA to take up post as MO Fort Hall arriving Mombasa Dec. 1903
geni.com says he died in Nairobi of blackwater fever 1907
Ancestry for death and burial

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