Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development RecordsProject, memorandum of experiences in East Africa with transcript, [1978-1984].
Papers of Francis G. Finch
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (90) (Box 4)
- Dates of Creation[1978-1984]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description78 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Francis Gerald Finch (b 1924) was educated at Stonyhurst College and undertookmilitary service, 1943-1950, including with the Somalia Gendarmerie in Italian Somaliland,1946-1948, in the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Somalia and Kenya,1949-1950, rising to the rank of captain. He started work as a cadet,Tanganyika, 1951, and held the position of district officer, 1953-1962 inthe Tanganyika Government Service.
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Listed as no. 920 (90) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).