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Name: ISHMAEL, George Clanson FRGS

Nee: bro. of Henry Plummer Ishmael, son of David Ishmael

Birth Date: 1879 Shiraz Persia

Death Date: 19 Aug 1944 Hindhead, Surrey

First Date: 1890

Last Date: 1944

Profession: Leading personality in Uganda for 46 years. Govt. service

Area: Uganda, Elephant hunter, barrister, character

Married: In Godstone, Surrey 1922 Cissy Ivy Victoria 'Peggy' Chorley b. 8 Sep 1900 Raynes Park, Surrey, d. 1992 Bournemouth (dau of Cleasby C. Chorley)

Children: David Henry F. M. (1924 Uganda-2 June 1944 Mbale); Joy Heather (1925 Christchurch, UK); George Roshem (15 July 1928 Kampala)

Book Reference: Gillett, North, Red 22, UJ, Barnes

War Service: WW1 with KAR

School: India for a short while

General Information:

Uganda Journal - Vol. 20, No. 1 - Uganda Twenty-Five Years Ago by C. Handley Bird CBE - Dr. H.H. Hunter, Michael Moses and George Ishmael, active and vocal members of the legal profession and of the business community.
North - 'A brilliant and capable man' (Markus, RH)
Barnes - St Paul's Namirembe Cemetery - George Clanson Ishmael, 1879 Persia - 1944 - gave his life for his country
North - arr. EA from India aged 10; dep. Mombasa for Uganda c. 1898, worked as High Court interpreter for UP in Kampala; qualified as a barrister later.
Nat Probate Calendar has his death in Hindhead and admin of will to Elma Jamila Whelpdale, widow [his sister]
1911 Census he is Bar student in Hampstead with Elma Jamila Ishmael, medical student, aged 23 [his sister]
Certif. of Brit naturalisation (Ancestry) 1904 Entebbe

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