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Simla, India. Club: United Service.

Dufferin and Ava, Hariot, Dowager Marchioness of; e.d. of Archibald Rowan Hamilton, Killyleagh, and widow of 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava (d. 1902); accompanied Lord Dufferin to Canada and India; Ambassadress in Russia, Turkey, Italy, and France; established the National Association in India for supplying female medical aid to the women of India; Distinctions: Victoria and Albert; the Chefakat (Turkish Order); the Order of the Sun (Persian); Publications: Our Viceregal Life in India, 1889; My Canadian Journal, 1891; A Record of Three Year’s Work of the National Association for supplying Female Medical Aid to the women of India. Address: Clandeboye, Ireland.

Duke, Sir Frederick William, K.C.I.E. (1911), C.I.E. (1900), Member, India Council, London; b, 1868; s. of late Rev William Duke, D.D.; educ; Arbroath High School, and University College, London; entered service, 1882; worked in the various lower grades and was Magistrate and Collector, 1895-08; was engaged on special duty on two different occasions, once for the preparation of a Manual for Feudatory States, and again for arranging for the elections to the Provincial Legislative Councils in accordance with the ‘Reformed Scheme’ of Lord Morley; Chief Secretary to the Government of Bengal, 1908; Member, Executive Council, Bengal, 1910; Offg Lieutenant-Governor, Bengal, 1911-12; reverted as Member, Executive Council, Bengal, 1912; was President of the Committee appointed for the investigation of the facilities of the Port of Calcutta; Member, India Council, London, 1914. Address: London.

Duleep Singh, Prince Victor Albert Jay, Captain Royal, Dragoons; b. London, 1866; e.s. of late Maharajah Duleep Singh, of Lahore, and Bamba, d. of L. Muller, of Alexandria, Egypt; m. Anne, y.d. of 9th Earl of Coventry, educ; Eton; Trinity and Downing Colleges, Cambridge; joined Army in the 1st Royal Dragoons, 1888; was Honorary A.D.C. to Lieut.-Gen. Ross, K.C.B., General commanding at Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1888-90. Recreations: shooting, music. Address: 20, King Street, Portman Square, W.

Dumayne, Sir Frederick George, Kt., (1909) Vice-chairman to the Commissioners for the Port of Calcutta, since 1901; b. 1852: s, of late Thomas Dumayne of Milford, S. Wales; m. Mary (d. 1896); 3rd d. of John Macadam of Blairoer, Brymen, N.B, 1896; educ; King James Grammar School, Paisley, N.B; formerly Assistant Secretary and afterwards for many years Secretary to the Trustees of the Port of Bombay; member, Bengal Legislative Council, 1910; Director, Bank of Bengal. Address: Port Commissioners House, Kolia Ghat Street, Calcutta. Club: Oriental, Bengal, and Calcutta.

Duncan, David, M.Sc. LL.D. (Edin), Director of Public Instruction, Madras (Retd); s. of David Duncan; b. 1839; educ; at Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and Berlin Universities; joined service as Professor of Logic and Moral Philosophy, Presidency College, Madras, 1870-84; Principal, Madras Presidency College, 1884-92; Registrar, Madras University,