This ledger contains information regarding the foundation and early administration of the British Legion in Kenya from 1929 - 1936, in the form of committee meeting minutes. It includes various details of the early acts of fundraising, benevolence, event planning and the reconnecting of British ex-servicemen.
Of particular interest is discussion surrounding aid to African ex-servicemen.
The index of this volume does not appear until the centre-fold of the ledger, with page numbers for prior discussion points in red ink. Black ink is to index subsequent minutes.
The Ledger contains indexed minutes of:
The Royal British Legion (Kenya) AGM (annual general meeting) (1930-1935)
Executive Committee meetings (January 1929 -January 1936), including summary financial details and from 1935 secretary's reports; sub-committees including membership, Jubilee Prize, reunion and AGM (all 1935-1936)
Finance Committee (1935-1936)
Fete Committee and sub-committees (1935-1936)
Benevolent Committee (May 1929-June 1933.), including details of financial assistance given to ex-servicemen and their families.
More information regarding the roles of committees can be found under 2003/212/1/2.