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Name: O'SHEA, Colin Patrick OBE

Nee: son of Thomas Joseph O'Shea

Birth Date: 30 Aug 1918 Nairobi

First Date: 1937

Profession: Clerk in the Administration, Accountant General's Dept. - appointed 1938. Originally appointed as a Learner Grade I, P&T Dept in 1937. Chief Acct. PWD in 1953

Area: Nairobi

Married: Edith b. 17.5.1920

Children: Diana (21.12.1939); Michael J. (27.12.1949)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Staff 39, Staff 53, Colonial, Barnes

School: Clongowes Wood Coll., Ireland and Prince of Wales School, Nairobi

General Information:

Colonial - Under Sec.; Dep. Sec. 1960-64
Barnes - Early player for Impala Rugby Club - 1930s - Colm O'Shea
White Roots - I became friendly with the son of an Eldoret farmer, namely Lesley Mousley. We eventually formed a so-called gang which included Colin O'Shea, the son of T.J. O'Shea the Ford franchise holder at Eldoret and also McDermott O'Toole, a cousin of Colin's.
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 92).

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