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Name: TOWSE, Harold Beckwith (Lieut.-Col.)

Nee: second son of Robert Beckwith Towse, Edinburgh

Birth Date: 9 Nov 1866 Pancras, London

Death Date: 20 July 1923 Kisumu, malaria

Last Date: 1923

Profession: Farmer

Area: Kisumu, Kaimosi

Married: In London 1909 Jean Heywood Collins b. 1887 Govan, d. 15 Feb 1967 Grayshott, Hampshire (later m. Henry Gerald Laurence Oliphant 1879-1955)

Book Reference: Barnes, Alumni, SS

War Service: East African units

School: Charterhouse and Trinity College Cambridge

General Information:

Barnes - Kisumu Cemetery - in memory of Harold Beckwith Towse, Lt Col in the British Army late Scots Greys born 9th Nov 1866 died 20 July 1923
Alumni - A Writer to the Signet 1893. Capt. Lothian and Berwickshire Yeomanry 1899. Capt. 2nd Dragoons 1902; retired 1913. Served in the Great War 1914-19 (Lieut-Col East African Force, despatches 3 times)
Soldier Settlement Scheme after WW1 - Class B - Major H.B. Towse, 36 Sloane Court, SW3 - Farm 336
Gazette - 26/3/1924 - Probate and Administration - Lt.-Col. Harold Beckwith Towse, late of Kaimosi who died at Kisumu on 20th day of July 1924 [sic]

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