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Birth Date: 3 Jan 1897 Priors Marston, Warks.

Death Date: 7 Apr 1983 Taunton

First Date: 1925

Profession: Civil servant

Area: Kericho

Married: 1. In St Pancras, London 18 Aug 1917 Winifred Thirza Brooks b. 1889 Salford; 2. 1931 Creenagh Lydia Lister Richards b. 14 May 1907, d. 22 Nov 1998 Taunton, Somerset

Children: Peter (1941); Cara (1943)

Book Reference: Debrett, Wikipedia

War Service: Naval paymaster lieutenant

General Information:

Debrett - Paymaster-Lt. (ret.) RN; in Sarawak Civil Service 1920-25, Dist. Officer Kenya 1925-33, Asst. Treasurer Mauritius 1933-36; Dep. Treasurer Kenya 1936-38, Dep. Ch. Sec. Kenya 1938-40, Ch. Sec. Zanzibar 1940-42, N. Rhodesia 1942-45, and Nigeria 1945-46, Gov. and C-in-C Sierra Leone 1947-53, 2nd Crown Agent for the Colonies 1953-55, Gentleman Usher of the Blue Rod of Order of St. Michael and St. George 1959 -; 1914-18 War; is a K.St.J.; has 2nd Class Order of Brilliant Star of Zanzibar. cr. CMG 1943, KCMG 1948.
1959 - investigated the detention camps in Kenya

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