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Name: NIHILL, John Harry Barclay KBE, MC, Sir

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Birth Date: 27 July 1892 Hastings, Sussex

Death Date: 18 Nov 1975 Westminster

Profession: President Court of Appeal for EA

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Marylebone 1919 Nuala Mary Kathleen Joseph O'Carroll b. 16 Mar 1892 Dublin, d. 1981 Lewes, Sussex

Children: Alan Barclay (1923- 2003); John Harry O'Carroll 1921 Wycombe, Bucks- killed in action Malta convoy 12 Aug 1942)

Book Reference: Who's Who, Debrett, Colonial

War Service: Military service 1914-18, 2nd Lieut.

School: Felsted School and Emmanuel College, Cambridge

General Information:

Debrett - Bar, Inner Temple 1921, and a KC 1936; was Legal Sec. to High Commn., Baghdad 1927-33, Solicitor-Gen. Uganda 1934-36, Attorney-Gen. British Guiana 1936-38, a Puisne Judge, Ceylon 1938-42, Legal Sec. to Ceylon Govt. 1942-46, and Ch. Justice Kenya 1947-50, since when Pres. of Court of Appeal for E. Africa; European War 1914-18 as Capt. Roy. Munster Fusiliers (MC)
Colonial - Pres. Court of Appeal for EA 1950-56

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