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Name: CHARLES, James Andrew Paton

Birth Date: 22 Mar 1905 Hackney

Death Date: 14 Mar 1979 Salisbury, Rhodesia

Profession: Left in charge of Gethin & Dawson by Richard Gethin when he went on leave in 1938

Area: Kisii, Sotik, 1930 Manga Ltd., Koyet Sotik

Married: In Woolwich 28 Sep 1938 Norah Helen Catharine Gethin b. 23 Dec 1907 Ormskirk, d. Nov 2002 Maidstone (sister of Sir Richard Gethin, 9th Bt.)

Children: Michael James Paton (1939); Edward William (1944); Elizabeth Anne (twin 1944)

Book Reference: Sitrep 2, Gethin, Red 31, Hut, Debrett

General Information:

Gethin 1938 - 'Charles had not taken much interest in the business as he was developing his own farm in Sotik. .….'
Red 31 has J. Charles, Manga Ltd., Sotik
One of the original '500' men in the Kenya Regt. in 1937. (KR 300).

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