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Name: PARSONS, Harry

Death Date: 1929 Tropical Diseases Hospital, London

First Date: 1912

Profession: Joined, in succession, several African Police Forces, before going to EA. First farmed in Kedong Valley & from there engaged in big-game shooting in the EAP, Uganda & Belgian Congo

Area: Kedong Valley

Book Reference: Gillett, Hut

General Information:

Just before WW1 he entered German EA to prospect for minerals and, like many other British citizens, his first intimation of the outbreak of hostilities was to find himself arrested & taken to a prisoner-of-war camp. His health suffered considerably. After his release he went to England.
Hut - White Hunter, went to Tanganyika, interned WW1

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