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Name: COLE, William Douglas (Archdeacon)

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Birth Date: 10 May 1892 Kingstown, Dublin

Death Date: 5 Feb 1979 Syston, Leics.

First Date: 1919

Profession: Archdeacon of Busoga, CMS

Area: Tanganyika, Uganda

Married: 1. In Mombasa 10 Aug 1922 Frances Mary Austin b. 29 Sep 1889 Aston, Birmingham, d. 18 Oct 1940 Kampala; 2. In Crumpsall, Manchester 12 Oct 1946 Bertha Bower b. 4 Oct 1909 Cheetham, Manchester, d. 25 May 1977 Leicester

Children: Douglas Gordon (9 Aug 1923 Handali, Tanganyika-2001); Philip Davis (3 July 1951 Queniborough, Leics.

Book Reference: EA & Rhodesia, Red 22

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 11/9/52 - The Ven. William D. Cole, Archdeacon of Busoga, laft Mombasa last week in the Rhodesia Castle for England on retirement after 33 years in the service of the CMS. He was stationed in Tanganyika for 10 years from 1920, and has since then been in Uganda.
Red 22 - Rev. W.D. Cole, CMS, Mpapwa, Gulwe

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