Sir Douglas James Jardine, K.C.M.G., cr. 1938; C.M.G. 1932; O.B.E. 1918; b. 13 October 1888; e. s. of late James Jardine, M.D., Richmond, Surrey.Education; Westminster School; Trinity College; Cambridge, B.A. Classical Honours, 1910; M.A. 1914. Assistant Secretary to the Government of Cyprus 1910-16; Secretary to Administration, Somaliland, 1916-21; accompanied British Mission to Coronation of Empress Zauditu of Abyssinia (3rd Class Star of Ethiopia), 1917; Officer in Charge H.Q. Services, Somaliland Expeditionary Force, 1920 (Africa General Service Medal and Clasp, despatches); Senior Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Secretariat, 1921-1927; Deputy Chief Secretary, Tanganyika, 1927-28; Chief Secretary to Government, Tanganyika, 1928-34; accredited representative of H.M. Government to Permanent Mandates Commission, Geneva, 1929, 1930 and 1931; acting Governor, Tanganyika, in 1929, 1931, 1933 and 1934; Governor and Commander-in-Chief, North Borneo, 1934-37; Sierra Leone,1937-41; Leeward Islands, 1941-44. Publications: The Mad Mullah of Somaliland, 1932; (joint). The Handbook of Cyprus, 1913 and 1919. Address: Quarries, Bashurst Hill, Itchingfield, Sussex.Accompanying the medals are the following items:A. Confirmation of receipt of his application offering his services to the war office. (Undated but I presume 2nd World War).B. June 1910. Colonial Office letter confirming his application for Secretariat in Cyprus.C. August 1910. Letter on behalf of the Earl of Crew, directing him for a medical and if successful to proceed by 1st Class to Marseilles then by steamer to Larnaca.D. Birthday card specially printed as a menu dated Oct 13 1938, Fort Thornton. Wishing a Happy 50th Birthday and signed by numerous friends. (Fort Thornton we believe to be in St. Helena).E. Letter from the Colonial Office to Miss Jardine regarding the loss of Sir Douglas Jardine (Dec 1946) and complimenting him for his services in his various posts.F. A large water colour picture (approx 42cm x 31cm) of Sir Douglas James Jardine in ceremonial uniform, mounted on card and signed by Vandyk.The whereabouts of his A.G.S. 1920 is unknown to me and not with this Lot when purchased.