1943 - William Harold Ingrams

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There are four items of correspondence in this series.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Harold Ingrams, OBE CMG, was a British colonial administrator who served in Zanzibar, Mauritius, the Aden Protectorate, the British Zone in post-WW2 Germany, and the Gold Coast. He is best known for his posting in Mukalla, together with his wife Doreen, where he oversaw the Hadhramaut region and brokered a truce between feuding tribes known as "Ingrams' Peace".

Related Material

The Minutes of the Council Meeting may provide additional details of the award to Harold Ingrams. The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 1945, p. 207, reports the presentation of the Burton Memorial Medal to Mr H. Ingrams by the President, within the report of the Anniversary General Meeting.

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