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CodeNA9359
Dates1893-1974
Person NameIrvine; Archibald Clive (1893-1974); medical missionary in Kenya
SurnameIrvine
ForenamesArchibald Clive
Epithetmedical missionary in Kenya
ActivityReverend Dr Archibald Clive Irvine (1893-1974), medical missionary, trained as a surgeon in Aberdeen before seeing wartime service in Africa with the Royal Army Medical Corps from 1917-1919. In 1919 he was appointed medical missionary to the new Church of Scotland mission to Chogoria, Kenya. Dr Irvine took up his post in 1922 and remained at Chogoria until his retirement in 1961. He was ordained in 1933 and died in Nairobi in 1974.
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