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Christopher St Baibe Shields
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Start Date:
01 Jan 1880
Christopher St Baibe Shields had come to Victoria prior to World War 1 to work on his uncle's property. He subsequently went to King Island, aged about 23 years and then left in late 1914 - early 1915 to return to Britain to enlist in the war. He was trained as a surveyor and later became a District Commissioner on the Gold Coast (Ghana) where he made some of the first maps.
Functions Performed:
Arts and culture
Series Created By Agency:
NS1122 Reminiscences of King Island01 Jan 1910