INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
4th s. of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir G. A. Leach, K.C.B., q.v.; joined service in the Army, 1871; served in Afghan War, 1878 (despatches medal with clasp); became Captain 1883; served in Soudan Expedition, 1881-85; (Brevet of Major, medal with two clasps, Khedive’s Star); Lushai Expedition, 1888-89, (despatches, medal with clasp); Chin Lushai Expedition, 1889-90 (despatches, Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, clasp); Chitral Relief Force (despatches C.B. medal with clasp);Commandant of Bombay Sappers and , 1890-91; Military Secretary to Commander-in-Chief, Bombay, 1891-93; Commandant of Bengal Sappers and , 1893-1900; became Colonel, 1894; in Command of Peshawar District, 1896; D.Q.M.G. Head Quarters, India, 1896; Brig.-General Commanding 2nd class District, 1900-05. Address: 6, Wetherby Gardens, S.W. Club: United Service.
Leather, John Walter, Ph.D., F.I.C. F.C.S. Agricultural Chemist to' Government of India; s. of John K. Leather, formerly of St. Helens; b. 1860; educ: Bonn; m. Annie, d of Job Henry Lyon of St. Dr. Voelcker of the Royal Agricultural Society of England for 6 years; joined service in India as Agricultural Chemist to the Government of India, 1892; appointment ceased after 5 years; re-appointed as Assistant Agricultural Chemist, 1898; promoted to the place of Agricultural Chemist, 1902. Publication: Investigation in the Chemistry of Indian Agriculture. Address: Pusa, Bengal, India.; was Senior Assistant to
Lee, Captain Renard,; Commandant, Lord Gendarmerie Indiginer, Pondicherry. Address: Pondicherry, S. India.
Le Fanu, William Joseph Henry, B.A., Bar-at-law, I.C.S., (retired); educ: Kingstown School, and Trinity College, Dublin; joined service, 1865; acted in lower grades of the service in various parts of the presidency of Madras; became District and Sessions Judge, 1885; acting Member, Madras Board of Revenue, 1890; Collector of Customs, Madras. 1895; Member, Board of Revenue, 1888; Famine Commissioner, 1897; Additional Member, Legislative Council, Madras; retired, 1900; proceeded to Hyderabad (Deccan) and has been practising there ever since. Publications: Salem District Manual. Address: Saifabad, Hyderabad (Deccan), India.
Le Geyt, Major-Genl Philip Harrison, Indian Army; b. 1834; entered the Army, 1851; served in Persian Expedition, 1856-57; (medal with clasp); Indian Mutiny, 1858-59; became Major General, 1892; retired, the same , Charles Gerrans, B.A., I.C.S., Nagpur; educ: Christ Hospital, and St. John’s College, Cambridge; also University College, London; passed I.C.S. Examination, 1895; joined service in the Central Provinces as Assistant Commissioner, 1896; Under Secretary to Chief Commissioner, 1903-05; 3rd Secretary to the Legislative Council; has been Member of Council, Central Provinces. Address: Nagpur, C.P. India.