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Name: CROSS, Lionel Douglas

Birth Date: 9 July 1871 Lower Machen, Newport, Monmouthshire

Death Date: 29 Mar 1953 Devon

Nationality: British

First Date: 1899

Profession: Civil engineer. Uganda Railway - UK appt. as Asst. Engineer 18-9-1899. Resigned from Railway about 2/3/1900; Dep. Mombasa on s.s. Admiral 12/3/1900

Area: Mombasa

Married: In Calcutta 26 Jan 1901 Amy Marjorie Miller b. 1872 Lymington, ?d. 3 Jan 1963 Barnet

Children: Phyllis (1912)

Book Reference: North

General Information:

From Newport, Monmouthshire; claimed to have been threatened by his coolies & afraid to remain, resigned from Railway 2-3-1900; dep. Mombasa for Europe 12-3-1900; ' …….. his nervous organisation did not fit him for a tough life in East Africa' (Rawson, CO 537)
Issued Public Officer's Game Licence 5/9/1899

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