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William Alexander Riddell Walker was born in 1906 and educated at St. Alban's School, and Glasgow University. He entered the Colonial Administrative Service as a cadet in 1930. He was posted to the Gold Coast where, in 1931, he was appointed to the post of Assistant District Commissioner.
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, synopsis of lectures, etc., relating to service as Administrative Officer in the Gold Coast, 1930-1935.
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Listed as no. 1271 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Walker | William Alexander Riddel | b 1906 | Administrative Officer Colonial Service
Colonial administrators | Ghana
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Ghana | Officials and employees