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Name: RAMSAY, William

Birth Date: Nov 1862 Forfar, Scotland

Nationality: British

First Date: 1900

Profession: Road Sergeant

Area: Nairobi, EAHB 1906 Entebbe

Married: In London 7 Aug 1886 Maria Bateman

Book Reference: EAHB 1905, North, UJ, EAHB 1906

War Service: Royal Engineers

General Information:

Uganda Journal - Vol. 2 No. 2 - Further Memories of Uganda by Sir Albert Cook - In the closing months of 1901 a good cart-road from Entebbe to Lake Albert was commenced. On that road enormous numbers of labourers worked doing one month in lieu of the Rs. 3/- hut tax. Mr Pordage, Mr Ormsby and Quartermaster Ramsay supervised the construction.
North - Obtained discharge from army 28/10/1903; Civilian appt. as Superintendent of Roads & Bridges UP Dec 1903
North - QSM Royal Engineers Retd.; Appt. Inspector of Roadworks UP; with road building gang between Kitios & Fort Ternan Nov 1900; reported on road & bridge construction Oct. Dec 1901; dep. Mombasa on 6 mths. leave 8/8/1903

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