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Name: PATERSON, James

Death Date: 26.2.1901 Elmenteita

Nationality: British

First Date: 1899

Last Date: 1901

Profession: Uganda Railway - Engine Driver; d. 27/2/1901, fatally injured in derailment at mile 433/14

Book Reference: North, Red Book 1912, Barnes

General Information:

North - From Perth, Scotland; UK apt. as Engine Driver 5/1/1899; Listed with English Subordinates, 'Engine Driver' Dec 1899; Drivers representative on the 'Railway Strike Committee'; severely censured for his involvement in a fatal accident at Mile 257-4, 'reckless disregard of the rules' (Rawson, CO 537) 7/9/1900; Fatally scalded in derailment at Mile 433-14, near Elmenteita 26/2/1901
May be buried in Nairobi South cemetery in unidentified grave.

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