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Name: OWEN, Roger Carmichael Robert CMG, OBE (Lieut.-Col.)

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Birth Date: 2.3.1866 Writtle, Essex

Death Date: 1.8.1941 Cairo

Nationality: British

First Date: 1899

Last Date: 1902

Profession: Uganda Rifles. KAR. Governor in Mongalla Province, South Sudan 1908-18

Author: Bari Grammar and Vocabulary, 1908

Book Reference: Moyse, Debrett, North, Sudan

School: Rossall

General Information:

Debrett - entered Shropshire L.I. 1884, and Oxfordshire L.I. 1888, and became Capt. 1898; retired 1906; promoted Major 1915, and Lieut.-Col. 1918; Wuntho Expedition 1891 as Sup. of Army Signalling (medal with clasp), Manipur Expedition 1891, as Sup. of Army Signalling (clasp), Mohmand Expedition 1897-8 (medal with clasp), Tirah Expedition 1897-8, with Mohmand Field Force, and with Peshawar Column and 5th Brig. Force, present at operations in Bara Valley and Khyber Pass (severely wounded, medal with 2 clasps), Beir Expedition 1912 as Political Officer (medal with clasp), S. Sudan 1916 as Political Officer (clasp); employed with King's African Rifles 1899-1902, in command of Unyoro and Gondokoro Districts; attached to Egyptian Army 1902; appointed Director of Intelligence Depart., War Office, Egypt, and Sudan Agent in Cairo 1905, Gov. of Mongalla Province, S. Sudan 1908 (despatches 1916), and Gov. E and S Deserts Province Frontier Dists. Administration, Egypt 1918 (despatches); has served as Dep. Assist. Civil Sec., and Assist. Director of Intelligence, Sudan Govt.; was Senior Commr. for delimitation of Sinai Boundary 1906 (CMG); is a FRGS, and a Grand Officer of the Order of the Nile; has 3rd class Medjidie
North - arr. Zanzibar from Europe 27/11/1899; based at Unyoro May 1901; 4 KAR, Nile Mil. District May 1902; dep. Gondokoro down the river Nile for Khartoum & England on 6 months leave & then to take up appt. with Egyptian Army 25/5/1902
Moyse - 1902 - Oxford Light Infantry - assisting Capt. Meldon in Nile Military District - commanded the company stationed at Gondokoro and was also in civil charge of that part of the district.

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