|Philip Osbert Gordon Usborne
Born 16th February 1879 in Folkstone, England.
Died March 15th.1915 in Calcutta, India.
(bottom right in photo below)
|Educated Repton College
Attended Royal Military Academy, Woolwich where he won the Pollock Medal.
Joined the Royal Engineers in 1898.
Second Lieutenant in the Boer War 1900-1902.
Awarded Queen's Medal (4 clasps) and the Kings Medal (2 clasps). Promoted Captain in 1907,
appointed Director of Public Works by Sir Henry Hesketh Bell and in that year built Government House for him overlooking Lake Victoria in Entebbe, Uganda.
Sir Henry Hesketh Bell (above)
took the photos circa 1910