DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward

DOPPING-HEPENSTAL, Maxwell Edward. Ireland or Canada (see under sources) 7.3.1872 — Duncan, British Columbia 2.8.1965. British (Irish) Colonial Officer in India. Son of Colonel Ralph Anthony D-H and Annie Elizabeth Fox. Educated at King William’s College (Isle of Man) and Sandhurst. In 1892 to India, 1893 Lieutenant, finally 1922 Colonel of Gurkha Rifles. Served in the Punjab and Waziristan, later also in Africa and Japan. Retired in 1922 and settled in Duncan, Canada, for the rest of his long life. In WW I served in France and Mesopotamia.

Publications: With Kushal Sing Burathoki: Khas Gurkhāli Grammar and Vocabulary. 10+190 p. Calcutta 1899.

Sources: http://whothehelldoyouthinkyouare.com with photo (born in Duncan, Canada); full account of military career in www.dnw.co.uk (born in Derrycassan, Ireland); https://woodlloydfamilyhistory.com (born in Scrabby, Cavan, Ireland); https://livesofthefirstworldwar.iwm.org.uk (born in Longford, Ireland).

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