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Name: WAKE-BOWELL, Robert Henry DSO

Nee: son of Rev. W. Bowell

Birth Date: 11 Feb 1883 Hereford

Death Date: 15 June 1953 Tewin Wood, Hertfordshire

First Date: 1920

Profession: Education Dept.; formerly Lieut. Leicestershire Regt., European War 1914-17 (despatches, DSO). Head Master, Education Dept., Malindi

Area: Malindi, Nairobi, 1930 Malindi, 1927 Eldoret

Married: 1935 Dulcinea Mary Carlton b. 26 May 1890 China, d. 18 Jan 1951 Herefordshire

Children: Hereward Robert Wake (21 June 1917 Kenya-Jan 1990 Devon); Margaret Dulcinea (Farrington) (28 Feb 1916 Saskatchewan)a)

Book Reference: Debrett, KAD, Red 25, Red 31, Red 22, DSO, Dominion, Gazette

War Service: Lieut. Leicestershire Regt., European War 1914-17, (despatches, DSO)

School: St. John's School, Leatherhead

General Information:

Red 22 - R.H. Wake-Powell DSO, Malindi
DSO - joined Can. Exp. Force 15/12/15; Lt. retired pay; DSO for attack on Cité du Moulin; Despatches in Sept. 1917, and subsequently for patrol work in front of Hulloch and St. Elle; gassed and wounded.
Dominion - Education Department - School Principal - 1930
Gazette 7/4/1920 - Arrived on 1st Appointment - Head Master Arab School - 22/3/1920
Gazette - 26/9/1923 - Voters Register - Coast - Robert Henry Wake Bowell, Headmaster, Malindi
1939 England and Wales Register living in Hereford with wife, retired

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