Papers of Major Keith W. Davies

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (64) (Box 4)
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      39 ff., 1 item

Scope and Content

Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development RecordsProject, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; xerox copies of petitions, 1946,from locals seeking Davies' retention as district commissioner in Berbera;booklet of poems by Davies, 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

Major Keith W. Davies served with the Somaliland Camel Corps, BritishSomaliland, 1942, the 71st Battalion, King's African Rifles, Somaliland,Ethiopia, Kenya and Burma, 1942-1944, and as assistant districtcommissioner/district commissioner, Somaliland, 1944-1946.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (64) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).