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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.

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and N.W. Frontier, 1895; Tochi Field Force, (Despatches, Clasp) 1897-98, became Colonel, 1902; Inspector-General of Supply and Transport, India. Address: Peshawar, India.

Winterbotham, Sir Henry Martin, C.S.I. (1900); K.C.S.I. (1903), I.C.S. (retired); b. 1847; s. of late John B. Winterbotham of Cheltenham; passed the I.C.S. examination, 1867; joined service and arrived in Madras, 1869; Collector and Magistrate, 1888; Commissioner of Revenue Settlement and Director of Agriculture, 1895; Member of Council, Madras, 1898-1903; retired, 1903; m. Sophia Horsfall Wright, 1884. Publication: Report on Moplah Disturbances, etc. Address: Hill Grange, Leckhampton near Cheltenham, Glos.

Wollaston, Sir Arthur Naylor, K.C.I.E. (1908); C.I.E. (1886); b. 1842; s. of Henry Francis Wollaston; educ: Stockwell Grammar School, joined service in the India Office, 1859; became Senior Clerk, 1873; Assistant Secretary, 1884; in charge of the Revenue and Satistics Department, 188688; Registrar and Superintendent of Records, 1898; Examiner in Persian at the Staft College, 1880; Superintended the translation of Oriental Inscriptions in the S. Kensington Museum, 1881. m. Caroline Marianne (died 1902); d. of late Sir Albert William Woods, Publications: Translation of Anvar-i-Suhail; edited Sir L. Felly’s Miracle of flay Hasan and Hussain; English-Persian Dictionary; Half-Hours with Muhammad; The Sword of Islam; The Religion of the Koran; and (with Sir Roper Lethbridge) a Gazetteer of the territories under the Government of India. Address: Glen Hill, Walmer, Kent. Club: Junior Constitutional and Northbrook.

Wolseley, General Sir George Benjamin, G.C.B. (1907); b. 1839; s. of Major Garnet J. Wolseley; educ: privately; entered the Army, 1857; became Major-General, 1892; served in the Indian Mutiny, 1857-58; Afghan Campaign, 1878-80, Egyptian Campaign, 1882; the Nile Campaign, 1884-85; Burmese War, 1886-88; Lieut.-General in Command of Forces in the Punjab, 1897-98; Madras, 1898-1904; retired, 1906. Publications: Magazine Articles. Address: Thatched Cottage, , Kent. Club: United Service.

Wood, Hon’ble John Barry, B.A., C.I.E., I.C.S., Secretary, Political Department, Government of India, since 1914; s. of Rev. Joseph Wood, D.D., M.V.O., formerly Headmaster, Harrow High School; b. 1870; educ: Marlborough and Balliol College, Oxford; 1st Class in Classical Moderations; joined service, 1893; Assistant Collector in Bengal, Under Secretary to Government of India (Foreign Department), 1899; 1st Assistant to the Agent, Beluchistan, 1903; Deputy Secretary to Government of India (Foreign Department), 1908; Resident, Lahore, 1913. Address: Ava Lodge, Simla. Club: United Service.

Wood, Walter Gunnel, C.I.E. (1914), A.M.I.C.E., Secretary, P.W.D. (Buildings, Road and Railway Branch), U.P., and Member, Le-

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