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Name: IRWIN, Reginald Melville

Birth Date: April 1856 Rake Hall, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Death Date: 12.8.1922 Mombasa

First Date: 1906

Last Date: 1922

Profession: Merchant. c/o Smith Mackenzie & Co.

Area: Mombasa, 1925 Box 396 Mombasa

Married: In Pietermaritzburg 3 Apr 1895 Frances Wiles b. 1871 Cannon Pyon, Herts

Children: Dorothy (3 Apr 1897 Natal); Clifford Telfer (9 Sep 1899 Colchester-1976); Frances Phyllis (1903 Hereford)

Book Reference: KAD, Red 25, Drumkey, Red 22, Gazette, Medals, EAHB 1907, Barnes, North

War Service: EA Exped. Force

General Information:

Drumkey 1909 Directory of Residents - R.M. Irwin, Kismayu
Gazette - 7/4/15 - Liable for Jury service, Tana River - Reginald M. Irwin
Medals - East African Nursing Service - Reginald Melville Irwin, River Transport East African Expeditionary Force, Second Lieutenant
EAHB 1907 - R.M. Irwin - Kismayu
Barnes - Mombasa Cemetery - R.M. Irwin, died 12 Aug 1922 age 67, Mombasa, Heart Failure
1911 Census is interesting - in Chiswick 'pioneer in opening new country in Africa to send produce home to England' and has Dilot bin Hasan with him, from Jubaland, servant, and Godfrey A.E. Besschart, manager in Uganda

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