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Papers of Frederick Nigel Molière Pusinelli

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Papers relating to a review of salaries of staff in the service of the Government of the British Virgin Islands, undertaken by Pusinelli, and including administrative and technical staff, police, medical staff and teachers.


  • Creation: 1968-1969


127 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.W.Ind.s.69].

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Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3823

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Nigel Molière Pusinelli was born on the 28 April 1919 and educated at Aldenham School and Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA Hons in Law). He was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1939 and served in the British Expeditionary Force (1940) and in India and Burma (1942-1945), during which time he was promoted to the rank of Major (1942).

In 1945 Pusinelli entered the Staff College in Quetta, Pakistan and in 1946 went to work as an Administrative Officer on Gilbert and Ellice Islands. In 1958 he was transferred to Aden where he worked as: Deputy Financial Secretary and (frequently) Acting Financial Secretary (1958-1962); Director of Establishments (1962-1968), and Assistant High Commissioner of Aden and Federation of South Arabia (1963-1968). From 1968-1970 he was Salaries Commissioner for various territories in the West Indies. Pusinelli was awarded the Military Cross (1940), OBE (1963) and CMG (1966).

Other Finding Aids

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Frederick Nigel Molière Pusinelli in December 1987.

Papers of Frederick Nigel Molière Pusinelli
Marion Lowman
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom