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Name: WATSON, Arthur

Birth Date: 19 Sep 1869 Shotley, Northumberland

Death Date: 14 June 1906 Jinja, blackwater fever

First Date: 1903

Last Date: 1906

Profession: In charge of Entebbe office of the Telegraph Dept.

Area: Entebbe

Book Reference: EAHB 1905, North, EAHB 1904, Barnes

School: Whitley Chapel School, Northumberland

General Information:

North - Formerly with the Telegraph Dept. of the Great Northern Railway at Morpeth, Northumberland, appt. 'Telegraphist' UP 27/11/1902; Acting Superintendent Telegraphs, March to Nov 1903; Listed as 'Telegraphist' resident at Entebbe Dec 1903; resigned to settle in EA 15/10/1904; Land Lease application for 1000 acres, Bastoga, UP 19/10/1905
Barnes - May be buried in Nairobi South cemetery in unidentified grave.
EAHB 1905 - Telegraph Dept., N.E. Railway, Hexham, Morpeth, Washington, C. in C., Ferryhill, Newcastle Central; South Africa Medal 1900-01, 3 clasps; Telegraph Dept., Uganda, Jan 1903
Gazette - 1-7-1906 - Probate and Administration - late Arthur Watson deceased who died at Jinja, Uganda on the 14th day of June 1906
UK Foreign and Overseas Registers for death

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