Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project andcurriculum vitae, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984].
Papers of Major Richard W. Kettlewell, CMG
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (154) (Box 10)
- Dates of Creation[1978-1984]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description27 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Major Richard Wildman Kettlewell (b 1910), CMG (1955) joined the Colonial Service asagricultural officer, Nyasaland, 1934. He was a member of the King's African RiflesReserve of Officers, Nyasaland, 1938-1939. During World War Two he served with the 1/2nd Battalion,King's African Rifles, British Somaliland, Ethiopia, Kenya and Ceylon, 1940-1942,and in the 21st East Africa Brigade, Ceylon, 1942-1943. He re-joined the ColonialService in Nyasaland as a senior officer in 1943, rising to Deputy Director ofAgriculture, 1950, Director, 1951, Secretary, National Resources, 1960 andMinister of Lands and Surveys, 1961.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 920 (154) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).