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Name: DAY, Francis Innes (Lieut.)

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Birth Date: 21 Jan 1870 Fort Gomer, Gosport [Officer Service Records gives 15 Apr 1870]

Death Date: 22 Dec 1914 Givenchy, France, killed in action

Nationality: British

First Date: 1899

Last Date: 1902

Area: Uganda

Married: In Carew, Pembroke 19 Jan 1903 Florence Stokes b. 1874 Pembroke, bapt 19 July

Children: Catherine (17 June 1904 Aldershot); another

Book Reference: North

War Service: 2nd Battn. South Wales Borderers, Royal Munster Fusiliers

General Information:

North From Southampton; Appt. Lieut. Uganda Rifles 20-12-1899; arr. Mombasa 16-1-1900; dep. Mombasa for Uganda 23-1-1900; Based Nile Military District, ill, May 1901; to be invalided home to England via River Nile route Aug 1901; resigned, end of appt. 17-1-1902; 'He has acquired no knowledge whatever of any native language … he has very little technical knowledge of his profession … he does not get on well with his brother officers or with NCOs and men … I strongly recommend that he be not allowed to return to the Protectorate' (Lieut. Col. A.H. Coles, FO 2) 30/10/1901
Du Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

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