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Name: PLOWMAN, Clifford Henry Fitzherbert CMG, OBE

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Birth Date: 23 July 1889 Butler's Hill, Nottingham

Death Date: 25 Oct 1948 Bedford

First Date: 1912

Last Date: 1920

Profession: Administration

Area: Nairobi, Eldoret, 1914 Kisii

Married: At Westminster 1 Jan 1924 Nora Margaret Pottinger Tweedy b. 15 Sep 1897 Saharanpur, India, d. Dec 1973 Bedford

Children: Pamela Margaret (23 Jan 1925-25 Dec 2004); Ronald Tweedy Fitzherbert (10 Jul 1928 Harah, Ethiopia-17 July 2004 Bath); Kathleen N. (1926)

Book Reference: KAD, Hut, Colonial, Red 22, Leader14, Gazette, Red 19

School: King's School Ely and Trinity College Cambridge; BA

General Information:

Gazette 1/5/1912 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Asst. District Commissioner - 20/4/1912 - C.H.F.H. Plowman
KAD 1922 - Asst. District and Resident Commissioner.
Colonial - Asst. DC EAP 1912; Pol. Offr. Turkana Expedition 1915; Ag. Offr.-in-Charge NFD 1919-20; seconded to FO as HBM Vice-Consul, Harar, Abyssinia 1920
Web: entered Colonial Civil Service as Assistant District Commissioner East Africa Protectorate 1912: Political Officer Turkana Expedition, 1915 (African General Service medal and clasp); Acting officer in charge, Northern Frontier District 1919-20; seconded to Foreign Office as H M Vice-Consul, Harar, Ethiopia 1920; transferred to Somaliland as H M Consul Harar 1922. H M Charge d'Affairs, Addis Ababa 1925-26: Political Officer and Assistant Commissioner British Somaliland - Ethiopia Boundary Commission 1931-33; Secretary to the Government of Somaliland 1933-40. Administered Government of Somaliland on several occasions, 1934-39; retired 1940; employed in Civil Defence, Beds. (A.R.P.S.),1940-41; attached General Staff, War Office, 1941-43; Home Guard (Captain) 1940-44, Oriental Secretary Addis Ababa 1945-47: Silver Jubilee medal, 1935; Coronation medal, 1937; Order of the Star of Ethiopia (2nd class), 1930.

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