The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Younghusband, Lt.-Colonel Sir Francis Edward
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Younghusband, Lt.-Colonel Sir Francis Edward, K.C.I.E.,(1904), C.I.E., (1891), D.Sc, LL.D., F.R.G.S., Indian Political department (retired); 2nd s. of late Major General J. W. Younghusband; b. at Murree, 1863; educ: at Clifton and Sandhurst; joined the Army in the 1st Dragoon Guards, 1882; became Captain, 1889; transferred to Political Department, 1890; Major, Indian Staff Corps, 1900; Lieutenant-Colonel, 1908; visited Manchuria, 1886; travelled from Peking to India via Chinese Turkestan, 1887; Political Officer, Hunza, 1892; ‘Times’ Special Correspondent in Chitral Expedition, 1895; Transvaal and Rhodesia, 1896-7; Political Agent in Rajputana, 1898; Agent, Central India, etc., 1902-3; British Commissioner, Tibet, 1900-4; Resident at Kashmir, 1906-9. Ride Lecturer, 1905; holds K.I.H. Gold Medal, 1901. Publications: Heart of a Continent; Relief of Chitral; South Africa of To-day; India and Tibet: Within. Address: 3, Buckingham Gate, S.W. Club: Travellers’.