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Papers of Major Keith W. Davies, 20th century

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (64) (Box 4)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development Records Project, 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.


  • 20th century


39 ff., 1 item


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (64) (Box 4)

Biographical / Historical

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

Other Finding Aids

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

Repository Details

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