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Name: PLATT, Thomas Walter Comyn, Sir

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Birth Date: 1875

Death Date: 18 Mar 1961 Marylebone, London

Nationality: British

First Date: 1898

Profession: Appt. 3rd Asst. Uganda Transport 21/6/1898 to take up post at first vacancy; arr. Mombasa from London 1/9/1898; Mumia's on way to Kampala Oct. 1898; arr. Kampala 2/11/1898

Area: Kampala

Married: In London 1917 Henrietta Julia Degacher 'Etta' d.1932

Children: no chn; step daus.Margaret Joyce Niven and Grizel Rosemary Graham Niven; stepson David Niven, actor

Book Reference: North

General Information:

North - at Ravine june 1899; dep. Ravine for coast 20/7/1899; Claimed to have served as unpaid secretary to the UP Commissioner for a year & to have qualified for the Uganda Mutiny Medal, claim rejected, April 1901
His wife was the actor David Niven's mother

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