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Name: TRAVERS-LACEY, Alfred OBE (Major)

Birth Date: 18 Nov 1892 Berhampore, India

Death Date: 22 Apr 1966 St James, Cape Town

First Date: 1939

Profession: Director of Education in 1939, appointed 1939. Transferred from Nyasaland

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Shoreditch, London 14 July 1927 Dorothy Kathleen Van der Bijl b. 1.10.1893 Bredasdorp, S. Africa

Book Reference: Staff 39, Colonial, Foster

War Service: Bedfordshire Regt., Machine Gun Corps

School: King Edward VI Grammar School, Norwich and King's College Cambridge; MA (Hons) (Cantab)

General Information:

Colonial - Supt. Education Tanganyika Territory 1924; Dir. Education Nyasaland 1930
Foster - He was Director of Education, Kenya from 1939 to 1945, when he retired because of ill-health.
S. Africa Biographical Index (Ancestry) C.M.G. (1944), O.B.E. (1936), M.A. educ. King Edward VI School, Norwich; King's College, Cambridge (1911-1914). Served in Great War with rank of Major; 1924 entered the Colonial Service and appointed Supt. of Education, Tanganyika; 1930 Director of Educat
Was in 1920 Medical and Dental Students' Register

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