Colin MacPherson KSLI

1898 Nov 12. Born Rochford, Essex. Registered as Colin McPherson

1901 census at 9, Burdett Avenue, Prittlewell

1911 census at Cleve Hall Champion Hill Dulwich S E. He is a boarder and a student

1917 Nov 1 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Shropshire Light Infantry

1918 Jan 31 Landed in France

1919 May 1. SLI. Promoted Lt from 2nd Lt. C. Macpherson, 1 May 1919, with precedence next above W. F. Atkinson

1920 Nov 3. Joined ADRIC with service no 959. Posted to M Coy. Father at 15 St Swithins Lane, London (de Beers)

1921 Feb 3. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Mar 19. Resignation accepted.

1924 Sep 27. Arrives in UK from Dar-es-Salaam. He is a Police Officer living in Tanganyika

1928 Jan 20. Arrives in UK from . He is a government official living in Tanganyika. His address is same as on MIC

1928 Dec 22. MArriage announced

1931 Jun 2. Arrives in UK from South Africa. A Civil Servant traveling with wife Violet and daughter aged 7. They live in Tanganyika

1943 & 1944 A District Commissioner in Boma, Tanganyika. With an Irish wife , Violet

1949 Mar 19. An Eastbourne press article says he and his wife are now living at 6 Lewis Rd, Eastbourne. He was a former District Commissioner at Usambara District, 350 miles south of Nairobi and 100 miles from Kenya border

1956 Apr/Jun. Died as Colin MacPherson in Islington, London aged 57