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Name: DORRELL, George Francis

Nee: son of Charles Francis Dorrell

Birth Date: 2 May 1913 Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Death Date: 16 Jan 2002 Lymington [?31 Jan]

First Date: 1937

Profession: Civil engineer. Asst. Engineer PWD, Uganda 1937; Secon. for duty with air min. during war; Asst. Dir. (bldgs) PWD Uganda 1951; Asst. Dir. (Roads) 1959; Dep. Engineer-in-chief, Min of Works 1960; Perm. sec. and Engnr-in-chief 1962

Area: Uganda

Married: In Nairobi 17 June 1950 Margaret Mary Irene Crabbe b. 12 Mar 1919, d. 9 Nov 2017 Plymouth (dau of Reginald Percy Crabbe, Bishop of Mombasa)

Children: Elizabeth (23 Nov 1951 Kampala); dau. (3 Jan 1954 Entebbe); Ann Jennifer (1956-1979)

Book Reference: Colonial, Barnes, Uganda Staff

War Service: KR 3374

School: Prince of Wales School, Nairobi

General Information:

Early player for Old Cambrians Rugby Club - 1930s - George Dorrell
Uganda Staff 1938 - Asst. Engineer, PWD, appointed 1937

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