RYBOT, Norman Victor Lacey. Jersey 7.1.1874 — Jersey 18.5.1961. British Colonial Officer in India. Son of Colonel G. O. Rybot of Bengal Artillery. Joined Indian army in 1897, posted in the Punjab. In 1903-04 participated as Lieutenant in Younghusband’s expedition to Lhasa. In WW I in Suez Canal defence and in Mesopotamia as Major, finally Turkish war prisoner. After liberation retired from army in 1920. In retirement lived in Jersey, keenly interested in local history. Also a painter.
Publications: “A Small-Pox Edict Pillar at Lhasa”, Man 26, 1926, 180-181 (of c. 1770).
– Much on Jersey.
Sources: Jerripedia (theislandwiki.org) with photo.
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