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ment? serving in the Colonies, 1904; 2nd Indian Army Transport, 1905 ; Member of the House of Laymen ; has spoken and written extensively on matters relating to the Church and education. Address: Walden Abbott Whitwell, Herts.
Holland, Com. Gerald Edward,
CLE., (1900), D.S.O. (1890), retired Marine Superintendent, L. and N. W. Railway, Holyhead : b. Dublin, 1860 ; 2nd .s. of late Denis Holland of Dublin ; ni. Mary, e. d. of late Edmund Dwyer Gray, 1896; ed2ic: Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire; joined Royal Indian Marine, 1880 ; Lieutenant, 1882 ; served with Burma Expedi- tionary Force, 1887-89 (medal, 2 •clasps) ; Commander, 189.S ; Chin- Lushai Expedition, 1889-90 (claps, despatches, D.S.O.) ; commanded Royal Indian Marine troopship " Warren Hastings " when that vessel was lost on Reunion Islands 1897 ; tried by Court Martial, was reprimanded ; Viceroy's Commendatory order containing warm praise published simultane- ously with Court-INIartial finding ; served on Naval Transport Staff, Durban, 1899-1900; Divisional Officer, Naval Transport Staff, (despatches thrice, medal, clasp, CLE.), 1900; Principal Port- Officer, Rangoon, 1901-4. Becrea- tions : cricket, golf, yachting, motoring. Address . Bryn-y-Mor Holyhead. Club : Oriental.
Holland. Major-General Henry William, C. B. (18G9), Indian Army, (retired); e. .s. of late Major Henry Colson Holland ; h. at Bombay, 1825 ; educ: Cheltenham, and Woolwich ; m. twice ; joined the Army in 13th Bombay Native Infantry, 1841; S. A. Commissary- General, 1847 ; became Captain,
��1856 ; Major, 1891 ; Lieutenant Colonel, 1867 ; Controller of Supply and Transport in Abyssin- ion War, 1867-68 (despatches. Brevet of Colonel, medal, and C B. ; Commissiory, General, Bombay Army, 1870-77 ; Major- General, 1877 ; retired, 1877. Address : 21, Havelock Road, Croydon.
Holland, Robert Erskine, B. A.,
I. C S. Political Agent and Consul at Muscat since 1908 ;
b. London, 1873 ; .s. of Prof. Holl- and, K. C ; 111. Gwendoline,
c. d. of Francis E. Crow, 1910 ; educ : Winchester, and Oriel Coll. Oxford; joined I. CS, 1895; served as Assistant Collector and Magis- trate; transferred to Bombay, 1900; served there for a short period, and was retransf erred to Madras, 1902; Secretary, Board of Revenue, Madras, 1903 ; Foreign Depart- ment. Government of India Secre- tariat, 1904-8. Recreaions : riding, shooting, tennis, photography. Address: Muscat, Arabia. Clubs : East India United Service, Ben- gal, Calcutta.
Holland, Sir Thomas Henry, K. C
I. E., (1908) D.Sc. F.R.S., (1904), F.G.S. Professor of Geology, Man- Chester University, since 1909; s. of late John Holland Springfield, Canada; b. 1868; m. FrancisMaud, <Z. of late Chas Chapman; National Scholar, 1885; ]\rurchison IMedalist and Prizeman, 1887; Assoc. Royal Coll. Science 1888; Berkely Fellow <5f the Owens College, 1889; joined I. C S., 1890; Deputy Super- intendent, Geological Survey, 1894; President, Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1909 ; President, Mining and Geo- logical Institute of India, 1906 ; Director of Geological Survey, India, 1903-1909; Chairman of Trustees, Indian Museum, 1905-09