OLLONE, Henri d’

OLLONE, Henri Marie Gustave d’. Besançon 4.9.1868 — Lorp-Sentaraille (Ariège) 7.10.1945. French Officer and Explorer. General. Military education at Saint-Cyr, in 1895 participted in Madagascar campaign. Then served in West Africa. In 1906-09 led an expedition to China. Participated in WW I. Brigade General 1919, grand officer of Légion d’honneur 1933. Publications: “Exploration…

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O’BRIEN, Aubrey J.

O’BRIEN, Aubrey John. Lahore 5.12.1870 — Kensington, London 31.8.1930.British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of —> Edward O’Brien and Mary Lamb. After Dover College studies at Sandhurst. Served first in British army, then in India briefly in Maratha Light Infantry and 29 years in the Punjab Commission, finally Deputy…

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MORRIS, John

MORRIS, John. 1895 — 13.12.1980. British Colonial Officer and Social Anthropologist in India. Served in army in 1915-34, after WW I in India. Retired as Major. From 1938 Professor of English Literature at Keio University and Lecturer at Imperial and Bunrika Universities in Tokyo. In 1943-52 head of the Far…

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MONTEITH, William

MONTEITH, William. Abbey parish, Paisley, Renfrewshire 22.6.1790 — London 18.4.1864. British (Scottish) Colonial Officer, Diplomat and Historian in India. Major-General (1841). Son of William Monteith and Janet Goodwin. From 1809 Lieutenant in Madras Engineers, Captain 1817, Colonel 1839. In 1810 member of Malcolm’s embassy to Persia, remained there and served…

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MACDONALD, Robert Mackenzie

MACDONALD, Robert Mackenzie. 11.9.1825 — Kensington, London 3.2.1891. British Colonial Officer in India. Director of Public Instruction, Madras Presidency. Lieutenant-General. Married Caroline Helsham (1835–1865), children. Publications: “Vemana”,MJLS3:2, 1866, 43-62 (on Ch. Ph. Brown (transl.), The Verses of Vemana, Moral, Religious and Satirical. Madras 1829). Sources: Scanty stray notes in Internet; death date…

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LYTTELTON-ANNESLEY, Arthur

LYTTELTON-ANNESLEY, Arthur (until 1844 A. McLeod). Dublin 2.9.1837 — 16.2.1926. Sir. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-General. Born in Ireland of English parents, Arthur Lyttelton McLeod (from 1844 Annesley) and Mary Bradley. Educated at Harrow. Joined army in 1854 and participated in Crimean War. In 1866-77 and 1878-88 served in India,…

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LUARD, C. Eckford

LUARD, Charles Eckford. Farnham, Surrey 11.11.1869 — 1927. British Colonial Officer in India. Lieutenant-Colonel. Son of Colonel Charles Henry Luard and Amelia Juliana Martin. Educated in Marlborough, studies at Oxford (Christichurch). M.A. Cadet 1891, in 1892-98 served in Indian army, then in Indian Political Service until 1925. Superintendent of Census for…

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LOW, Charles Rathbone

LOW, Charles Rathbone. Dublin 30.10.1837 — Kensington, London 1918. British Naval Officer. Son of Major John Handcock Low (d. 1849) of Bengal Army and Sophie Hamilton. Grew up in India until seven, then educated at Douglas College, Isle of Man. In 1853 joined Indian Navy. “Served in Indian and China…

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KINCAID, William

KINCAID, William. 30.10.1831 — Bournemouth 11.2.1909. British Colonial Officer in India. From 1849 Ensign in Madras Army. Appointed to adjust boundary disputes in Bhopal agency, 1864. From 1866 Assistant Political Agent in Bundelkhand, 1876 Political Agent in Bhopal and 1879 in Bhopawar, now also commandant of Malwa Bhil Corps. From…

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JOHNSON, C.

JOHNSON, C. 1??? — 18??. British Colonial Officer in India. Captain of cavalry. In 1827 he led an expedition to unknown regions of the western Himalayas. In June met Csoma de Kőrös in Labrang. Publications: “Journey through the Hima-leh Mountains to the Sources of the River Jumna, and thence to the…

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