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Name: RICHARDS, Edmund Charles KCMG, Sir

Birth Date: 6 Oct 1889 Camberwell

Death Date: 28 June 1955 Pietermaritzburg, S. Africa

First Date: 1909

Profession: 1912 Stenographer and typist, Agric. Dept. PC

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Aberdeen 1 May 1926 Jean Margaret Joanna Beattie b. 14 Mar 1899 Aberdeen, d. 1982 Pietermaritzburg

Children: 1 dau

Book Reference: HBEA, Colonial, Red Book 1912

War Service: WW1 in GEA with KAR (despatches, French Croix de Guerre with palms)

General Information:

Colonial - Served in EA Protectorate 1909-12, Agric. Dept.; Secretariat Nyasaland 1912; Asst. Polit. Offr. GEA Prov. Admin. 1917; Dist. Polit. Offr. Tanganyika 1922; Dep. PC 1928; PC 1931; Dep. Ch. Sec. 1934; Res. Commissioner Basuto 1935; Gov. and C-in-c Nyasaland 1942-48; Retd. 1948.
Red Book 1912 - E.C. Richards - Nairobi

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