HERTZ, Henry Felix

HERTZ, Henry Felix. 14.5.1863 — Burma 6.11.1932. British Civil Servant in Burma. Son of A. W. T. Hertz, grandson of Bishop Hertz of Ribe, Denmark. “educated at St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta, passed the Higher Standard in Burmese, Shan and Kachin languages, took active part in the operations round Mandalay, 1886-7, and Shan States, 1887-90, and in operations in Kachin Hills, 1890-1900.” Superintendent of Police in Burma. C.I.E. 1900. In retirement living in Burma. Married in 1884 with Thora Vilhelmine Hertz, one daughter.

Publications: Handbook of the Kachin or Chingpaw Language: Containing the Grammatical Principles and Peculiarities of the Language, Colloquial Exercises, and a Vocabulary. 48 p. Rangoon 1895.

A Practical Hand-book of the Kachin Language: Containing the Grammatical Principles and Peculiarities of the Language, Colloquial Exercises, and a Vocabulary: With an Appendix on Kachin Customs, Laws and Religion. 163 p. Rangoon 1902.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; Who Was Who 1929–1940

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