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Name: RUTTLEDGE, Henry F.

First Date: 1898

Last Date: 1898

Area: Mombasa

Book Reference: North

General Information:

North - From Coolbawn, County Wexford; arr. Mombasa from Durban as 'Distressed British Subject' given job as overseer in Conservancy instead of a native so he could buy food Oct/Nov 1898; employed as Special Constable to escort Capt. F.S. Dugmore from Machakos to Mombasa arr. Mombasa 19/11/1898; while on escort duty suffered an attack of 'Loco ataxy' on recovering drew his pay & dep. Mombasa for the south by dhow; tried unsuccessfully to obtain employment with ZP, ill at Zanzibar late 1898; sent south from Zanzibar to Fort Salisbury at British Government expense on surety of £30 lodged by father with FO in London Jan 1899.

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