Papers of Lieut.-Colonel J.E.D. Watson, DSO

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (288) (Box 18)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      27 ff.

Scope and Content

Address card, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project,proforma on service with the King's African Rifles, [1978-1984].

Administrative / Biographical History

Lieut.-Colonel J.E.D. Watson, DSO served in the 1st and 2nd Battalions, King'sAfrican Rifles, Nyasaland and Tanganyika, 1935-1939, 2nd Battalion, East Africa(including British Somaliland, Italian Somaliland and Ethiopia), Ceylon andBurma, 1939-1945, 4th Battalion, Kenya, 1946-1948, and 2nd and 4th Battalions,Uganda, Italian Somaliland and Kenya, 1949-1953.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (288) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).

Geographical Names