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Name: RAWSON, Charles

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Birth Date: 1870

First Date: 1899

Profession: Uganda Railway - Tsavo 1899; appt. Junior Asst. Engineer 10/1/1900

Area: Tsavo, Nairobi

Married: Yes

Children: dau

Book Reference: North

General Information:

North - From Leytonstone, London; At Tsavo under J.H. Patterson - 'a most insufferable young cub' (Patterson, RH) 8/8/1898; badly injured when foot run over by trolley 29/8/1899; dep. Mombasa on sick leave 24/9/1899; appt. Junior Asst. Engineer 10/1/1900; Appt. Asst to Asst. Loco Superintendent B.L. Bremner on Voi to Escaropment section of line 12/9/1900; Listed as Asst. Loco Superintendent Nairobi May 1901; Junior sst. Engineer, Loco Dept. July 1901; given 3 months' notice when staff reduced as line approaches Lake Victoria 23/8/1901; dep. Mombasa for England 27/1/1902
Called   'Rawson Junior'. arr. Mombasa 30/11/1900 with wife and daughter; issued with Public Officer's Game Licence at Nairobi 11/3/1901; attached to Loco Dept.; to be given 3 months' notice July 1901

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