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Name: COWEN, Charles Edmund (Dr.)

Nee: son of Edward Cowen, a Limerick clergyman, and his wife Caroline Durbin

Birth Date: 2 July 1865 Limerick

Death Date: 13 Dec 1941 Nyali

First Date: 1924

Last Date: 1941

Profession: Medical officer

Area: 1930 Kitale

Married: In Queenstown, Cape Province 1 Sep 1903 Margaret Nichols b. 21 Apr 1880 Queenstown, S. Africa, d. 1972 Bognor Regis

Children: Edmund Keith (26 May 1906 Cala, S. Africa-1972 Chichester); Geoffrey Brian (1921 Uitenhage-4.1.1942 Cirencester); John Anthony (1923 Uitenhage-22 Aug 1941 on active service, in an explosion in naval barracks at Assab); Margaret Doreen Fotheringham (1 June 1904 Cala, Eastern Cape, S. Africa-11 Nov 1983 Chichester) Annie Ruth (Eddy) (1911 Cala-1985); Charles Durbin (27 Dec 1908 Cala, Transkei-1984 Swaziland)

Book Reference: Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Dominion, Barnes

War Service: Boer War

School: Trinity Coll, Dublin

General Information:

Dominion - Education Department - Medical Officer - 1930
Mombasa Mbaraki cemetery - Dr. Charles Edmund Cowen, died 13 Dec 1941 age 76, Nyali, Arterio Sclerosis
Priscilla Cowen (granddau.) Dr Charles & Mrs Margaret Cowen, had settled with their family in Kitale in 1924, having come up from S. Africa.

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