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Name: WALLIS, Henry Richard CMG, CBE

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Birth Date: 28 May 1866 Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Death Date: 6 Mar 1946 Cheltenham

First Date: 1913

Profession: Chief Secretary, Uganda Administration

Married: 1906 Jane Robina Agnew Wallace [sic] b. 3 July 1870 Kilmonivaig, Inverness, d. 1 Feb 1951 Cheltenham, nurse

Children: one son; one dau.

Book Reference: Gillett, Debrett, Curtis, Who's Who

General Information:

Debrett - appointed Vice-Consul at Fort Johnston 1897, 1st class Assist., British Central Africa Protectorate 1898, Acting Ch. Judicial Officer 1899, Consul, Mozambique 1901, Vice-Consul at Tete 1901, Acting Dep. Commr. BCA Protectorate 1902, Assist. Dep. Commr. 1904, Acting Commr. and Com.-in-Ch. 1905, Assist. Dep. Gov. 1907, Acting Dep. Gov. and Sec to Govt. 1907, and Acting Gov. and Com.-in-Ch. 1910; was Assist. Dep. Gov. Nyasaland Protectorate 1904-11, since when he has been Ch. Sec. of Uganda; acted as Gov. 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, and 1917-18; retired 1918; has 1914 star and 2 medals, and Order of Crown of Belgium
Curtis - p. 133 - 'Ten Years Later' - On board the Clement Hill on Lake Victoria in 1912 - ' ...... We got into Entebbe about 11.30 and Mr Wallas [sic], the Colonial Secretary, kindly came on to the boat to meet us, and took us up to his house in rickshaws.
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