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Name: FORGAN, James Colville

Nee: bro of Robert Richardson and Walter Johnstone Forgan

Birth Date: 12 Nov 1900 Stirling

Death Date: 14 Apr 1952 Nairobi

First Date: 1921

Last Date: 1952

Profession: Asst. Res. Engineer KUR&H 1921; Asst. Engineer (surveyor) TR & PS 1926; Asst. Engineer 1929; Senior 1940; Dist. Engineer 1945

Area: Kiambu, Londiani, Eldama Ravine, Tanganyika

Married: In Marylebone 1929 Joan McKenzie b. 1901

Book Reference: Colonial, EA & Rhodesia, Bur, Red 22, Barnes

War Service: War service, RAF 1918

School: Stirling High School and Royal Tech. College, Glasgow

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 15/5/52 - Mr James Forgan, who has died in Nairobi, went to Kenya in 1921 as a junior assistant engineer on the construction of the Uasin Gishu railway. From 1925 to 1950 he served in Tanganyika, and retired in 1951.
Red 22 - J.C. Forgan, Uasin Gishu Rly., Nakuru
Barnes - Nairobi City Park Cemetery - James Colville Forgan, died 14 Apr 1952 aged 52, buried at Kiambu Barnes - St. Paul's Church, Kiambu Cemetery - James Colville Forgan, born Stirling Scotland, 12 Nov 1900, died 14 April 1952
Gazette - 16/9/1925 - Departure on Termination of Contract - G.C. Forgan - Asst. Resident Engineer, Uasin Gishu Railway
Red 25 and Hut have J.C. Canstaff Forgan. Also Forgan J. Colville
Hut has J.C. Forgan 1922 Uasin Gishu Railway Nakuru

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