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Name: FISHER, Henry Francis Thornhill CBE (Lieut.-Col.)

Birth Date: 21 Oct 1871 Wootton, Isle of Wight

Death Date: 25 May 1956 Cheltenham

Nationality: British

First Date: 1898

Last Date: 1900

Profession: Transport Officer on Uganda Road; dep. railhead for Uganda 14/4/1898; dep. upcountry from Kikuyu 4/8/1898; based at Ravine Sept. 1898; end of appt. 22/2/1900

Married: In Chelsea 21 Dec 1901 Maria Cecilia Langrishe b. 1869 Kilkenny, d. 1921 Rathdown

Book Reference: North, EA & Rhodesia, UJ

War Service: Army Service Corps

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 13/9/56 - Lieut-Colonel Henry Francis Thornhill Fisher, who has died in Cheltenham, served in the Uganda Expedition of 1899-1900. In 1919 he became general secretary of the League of Nations Union, of which he was finance and county organizer from 1921 to 1934. Later he was appointed finance organizer of the National Council of Social Service.
Uganda Journal - Vol 25, p.84 - 1898-1900 served with Uganda Rifles; later for many years associated with organization of League of Nations Union.

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