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Name: THORNE, Richard Everard

Birth Date: 10 Apr 1901 Chelsea, London

Death Date: 7 Jan 1956 Dar es Salaam

First Date: 1925

Last Date: 1956

Profession: Tanganyika Police 1925-41 and 1949-52, Zanzibar 1952

Area: Tanganyika

Married: In Ware, Herts. 1930 Audrey Ursula Bone b. 16 Dec 1907 Eastbourne, d. 1 June 1994 Leicester

Children: David Calthrop (13 Dec 1933 Hertford-23 Apr 2000 Framlingham); Richard Everard (1933); another

Book Reference: Who's Who, Colonial, EA & Rhodesia

War Service: TA Commission 1924, The King's (Liverpool) Regt. Served 1941-49, Lt.-Col. Somalia Gendarmerie

School: Haileybury

General Information:

East Africa & Rhodesia - 12/1/56 - Mr Richard Everard Thorne, an assisitant commissioner of police in Zanzibar, has been found dead in bed in Dar es Salaam, apparently from a heart attack. He joined the Tanganyika Police 30 years ago and had served in Zanzibar for the past three years.
Buried in Zanzibar English Cemetery

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