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Name: REDDIE, Colin Spittal

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Birth Date: 12.8.1850 Dunfermline

Death Date: 18.5.1915 Kilmacolm Scotland

Nationality: British

First Date: 1890

Last Date: 1915

Profession: Served with IBEA Co. and later joined the Administration becoming PC in 1911. Collector at Mwatate 1905.

Area: HBEA 1912 - PC Tanaland. Red 25 - Left Provincial Administration 1914, 1909 Embu, Fort Hall

Book Reference: Gillett, HBEA, Permanent Way, Kenya Diary, Tucker, EAHB 1905, Red 25, EAS, Hut, North, EA Diary 1903, Drumkey, IBEA, Advertiser, EAHB 1906, Gazette, EA Diary 1902, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Leader14, Chandler, Red Book 1912

General Information:

Kenya Diary - April 1903 - Voi - after a 15 mile march I reached the Govt. station of Mwatate in the Taita Hills and found Mr Reddie in charge. I dined with him and was compelled to listen to a most inferior gramophone after dinner.
EAHB 1905 - Collector, EAP, July 1st 1895
The African Standard - 26-2-1903 - Invited to the wedding of H.R. Phelips & Miss Jacquette Edith Lambe in Mombasa North - IBEA Co. - Company appt. Sept 1890; Not on 'Nominal List of British Subjects in IBEA Territories' (ZA) 30/4/1891; Company Agent in Busoga Jan 1892; arr. Kampala May 1892; sent to Bunyoro & Usongora June 1892; joined UP when formed 1/4/1893; Port Alice June 1893; fell out with Lieut. C.H. Villiers and sent back to coast by Maj. J.R.L. Macdonald; rejoined IBEA Co.; Zanzibar March 1894; Asst. Administrator, Lamu at 6/2/1895 due to move to Port Durnford shortly; appt. direct to EAP 1/7/1895, District Officer Port Durnford; Port Durnford April May 1898; on leave June 1899; Lamu, Port Durnford; arr. Mombasa from Lamu 5/3/1901 with wife; appt. District Officer Taveta Sept. 1901; Taveta May 1902; In charge of Government station at Mwatate, Teita Hills April 1903
Web - British Perspectives on Aulihan Somali Unrest in the East Africa Protectorate, 1915-18 by George L. Simpson Jr. - '…….. C.S. Reddie, a Jubaland Provincial Commissioner, accused the Aulihan leader, [Abdurrahman Mursaal], of gun-running IBEA Co. - Nominal List of British Born Subjects resident in IBEA Territories within the Sultans Domain, 30 April 1891 - C.S. Reddie
Advertiser - 12/6/1908 - Appointments - C.S. Reddie - DC Embu from Lamu
Gazette - 23/6/15 - Obituary - 19 years a member of the Protectorate service and PC of Tanaland from 1910 to 1914. A thoroughly conscientious officer, he was particularly successful in Native Administration. Died 18/5/15.
EA Diary 1902 - Listed as District Officer
EA Diary 1903 - Imperial British East Africa Co. Collector EA Protectorate July 1 1895
Red Book 1912 - C.S. Reddie - Kismayu - Jubaland Province - Ag. PC - C.S. Reddie
Gazette - 15/3/1906 - departed for England on 6 months' leave - 12/3/1906
P.W. Left as a storekeeper in Uganda by Sir Gerald Portal in 1893.
EAHB 1905 - Collector, Mwatate.
IBEA Co. General Africa Staff - appointed September 1890
E Af and Uganda Mail 23 Mar 1901 Risen from the dead - Mr Reddie, the DO of Jubaland, after months of being mourned as dead has finally turned up at Mombasa! His adventures of danger, suffering and hunger would fill a volume.

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