HUSBAND & WIFE'S KENYA INSPECTOR OF POLICE MEDALS

Husband's medals: 1939-45 Star; Africa Star; WWII Defence Medal; WWII War Medal; Africa General Service Medal with Kenya clasp to E.1719 I.P. (R) H.L. Black; Efficiency Medal with Kenya clasp to Major H.L. Black Wife's medal: Africa Medal with Kenya to E.4163 I.P. (R) V.O. Black.
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Description

Major Henry Lindsay Black was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1902 the son of Henry Somers and Jane Greig Black and lived at 32 Park Avenue, Bedford with his brother, Kenneth Ross Fulton Black. Appointed Temporary Captain on a Regular Army Emergency Commission of the African Colonial Forces Section from 3 Feb 1940, after the war, settled in Kiambu, Kenya, granted a sum by the Coffee Industry (Financial Assistance) Ordinance on 17 Mar 1950, relinquishing his commission on the Gen. List Inf. (A.C.F. Section) on 9 Feb 1954.

His wife, Violet Olga Black (nee Warneford) was born on 27 Nov 1898, the daughter of Reginald William Henry and Alexandra Warneford and sister of Rex Alexander Warneford, V.C. She was baptised in Purneah, Bengal, India on 6 Feb 1899 and lived at Shern Lodge, Bembridge, Isle of Wight. She sailed to Mombasa, Kenya on the S.S. Mantola with her daughter Margaret Black. Her occupation, like her husband, was listed as 'Coffee Planter'.

Buy the medals of Henry's brother, Major Kenneth Ross Fulton Black.