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“The burial service of a young police officer who was accidentally killed.” Exterior view showing coffin bearers following the Rev. Dr Irvine and a piper. During the Mau Mau uprising the police presence was increased and a guard post set up near Chogoria. After being on patrol a young Northern Irish officer, probably of the Royal Iniskilling Fusiliers, fell into a staked defence trench he died two days later at the Chogoria hospital. His was the first and only European grave at Chogoria. ❧ The image is from the collection of Dr Archibald Clive Irvine (1893-1974) showing the period from 1947-1961 at the Chogoria mission which was established near Mt Kenya, in 1922, and run by Dr Irvine.