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Name: WHITE, Frank Harold (Rev.)

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Birth Date: 17.12.1887 Chesterton, Staffs

Death Date: 7.1.1950 Worthing

First Date: 1910

Last Date: 1930

Profession: Lay Missionary. Technical instructor Maseno School and Wusi

Area: Maseno Nr Kisumu & Wusi Nr Voi

Married: In Sleaford 1915 Mary Ann Burrows b. 31 Oct 1888 Walcot, Lincolnshire, d. 1976 Broadwater, Sussex

Children: Frank Edward (1919 Namirembe); Mary Elizabeth (1918-1969); Joan Mabel (1921-1995); Clarice

Book Reference: KAR, Red 25, Red 31, Hut, Medals, Red Book 1912

War Service: WW1 with Ross's Scouts and latterly rehabilitation of men enlisted as porters

School: Trained cabinet maker

General Information:

An employee of the CMS at the Mission Station of Maseno, near Kisumu. He was a technical instructor at the school, teaching carpentry and house building and agriculture. Mrs White took up nursing at the same place. In about 1919 he went for a short time to help with the building of Namirembe cathedral at Kampala. He did most of the woodwork, including the making of the reredos. In 1927 a daughter was struck by infantile paralysis and had to be brought home to England. Mrs White stayed in this country but Rev. White was posted back to Kenya and was stationed at Wusi, near Voi where he built a church. He was ordained when he was at Wusi or soon after.  Source: Major F.E. White
Medals - East African Intelligence Department - Frank H. White, Warrant Officer Class 2
Red Book 1912 - F.H. White - Kisumu
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Newcastle upon Tyne

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