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Name: WARD, Charles Henderson OBE, KPM

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Birth Date: 11 Apr 1903 ?Newtownards, Ireland

First Date: 1923

Last Date: 1949

Profession: One of the BEADOC men who discovered that agriculture or stock raising was not his m├ętier. He enlisted as a European Police Constable in 1925, after being a farm pupil at Ol' Kalou for two years. He served at Nairobi.

Area: Nairobi

Married: Margaret Elizabeth Cressall b. 1915

Children: Maureen Elizabeth (1939)

Book Reference: Police, Red 31, Colonial

War Service: Military service 1941-43, Major

School: Belfast Royal Acad. Inst., Imp. Serv. Coll. Windsor and St. Catherines Coll. Cambridge

General Information:

Police - He resigned in 1927 and returned to his home in County Down, Ireland. In the same year he joined the Nigerian Police as an Asst. Superintendent; he was promoted to Superintendent in 1937; in 1943 he was appointed Commissioner of Police, Sierra Leone, and was destined to return to Kenya as Commissioner from 1947 to 1949.
Colonial - Police Const. Kenya 1924; Asst. Inspr. 1926; Asst. Supt. Police Nigeria 1927; Supt. 1937; Commissioner Police Sierra Leone 1943; Kenya 1947; B. Guiana 1952
Blue Book 1926 appt. 1.7.1924

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