Skip to content ↓

View entry

Back to search results

Name: DENNIS, George Gordon

image of individualimage of individualimage of individual

Birth Date: 1885 Aberdeen

Death Date: 1962 Nairobi

First Date: 1911

Profession: From 1911 until the latter part of 1920 he was technical Instructor with the Church of Scotland Mission at Tumutumu. Later he joined the staff of the PWD in Nairobi. After the Mau Mau Emergency he was appointed a technical officer, training detainees

Area: Tumutumu, Nairobi, Kisumu, 1930 Nakuru, Hut has C.G. Dennis 1930 Nakuru

Married: In Christchurch, Hampshire 1917 Fanny Virginia 'Cissy' Hutchinson b. 1892 London, d. 1957 Bournemouth

Children: Oliver William George Gordon (1919 Christchurch-1919); David James Gordon (1922 Christchurch-1988)

Book Reference: Gillett, Staff 39, Red 31, Hut, Dominion, Askwith 1

School: FRGS

General Information:

Staff 39 - Overseer, PWD, Kenya in 1939, appointed 1939. Originally Building Foreman 1926
Dominion - Public Works Department - Divisional Staff - Foreman - 1930
Askwith 1 - Mau Mau teenage camp - The craft instructor was George Dennis, who had worked all his adult life with a mission, and was still going strong at the age of 70.
Gazette - 22/12/1926 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Foreman, PWD - G. Gordon Dennis

Back to search results