Jack W. Forrest (b 1908) was educated at Biggar High School and University of Glasgow, taking the post of education officer, St. Vincent, 1943. He became Director [of] Education, British Honduras, 1947, Senior Education Officer, The Gambia, 1950 and Director [of] Education, 1952.
Account of experiences as an education officer in St. Vincent, British Honduras and The Gambia in the 1940s and 1950s, compiled in 1999.
The papers were donated to the library by Forrest on 3rd November 1999.Access Conditions
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Forrest | Jack W. | b 1908 | colonial education officer
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