PENNELL, Theodore Leighton. Clifton, Bristol 7.10.1867 — Bannu (now in Pakistan) 23.12.1912. British Missionary Physician in India. Lost early his father, educated at Eastbourne College. M.D. 1891. Sent by C.M.S. arrived at Karachi in 1892, accompanied by his mother (d. 1908), and 1893 moved to Bannu near Afghanistan border. Married 1908 Alice Sorabji (d. 1951), a Parsi doctor, one son. Died of a serious infection. He knew well Urdu, Pashtu, Pañjabi and Persian.
Publications: Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier. 324 p. L. 1909.
Sources: *A.M. Pennell, Pennell of the Afghan Frontier. L. 1914;Wikipedia with photo.