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Name: NUNAN, Patrick Francis BA, MB, BCh, BAO (Dr.)

Birth Date: 1 Mar 1887 Limerick, Ireland

Death Date: 12 July 1970 Kenya

Nationality: Irish

First Date: 1910

Last Date: 1970

Profession: Medical Officer, EAP, stationed in NFD for some years. Later he was a tea planter at Limuru.

Area: NFD, Limuru, Kisumu, 1922 Kakamega, 1930 Kisumu

Married: 1. At Mombasa 1926 Isobel Margaret Henderson b. 1890 Hampstead, d. 3 Nov 1940 Bantry, Ireland 2. Frances Cashman b. 29 Aug 1915 Fermoy, Ireland

Children: Thomas Desmond (21 Aug 1927 Tigoni-1967); Patricia Mary (1929); Sheila Margaret (1931); Ladragh Ann (9 Jan 1952 Nairobi-2012; Manus Francis (d. 10 Oct 1965); another

Book Reference: Gillett, EAWL, Irish, KAD, Red 31, Hut, Red 22, Carman, Dominion, Gazette, Red 19

War Service: Served with EAMS in WW1, in NFD

School: Blackrock College; Trinity College Dublin

General Information:

Source: Ian C. Rand
Carman - Government medical work was started in Kakamega in 1920 by Dr. P. Nunan. There was no hospital but a chain of dispensaries was established.
Dominion - Senior Medical Officer - 1930
Gazette 1/10/1913 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Medical Officer - 3/9/1913
Red Book 1919 - Medical Officer, EA Protectorate 1918 - MO Wajir
Irish - a delightful character, full of stories and wit.
KAD 1922 - Medical Officer of Health, Sanitation Division, Kakamega

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