|Death: ||Sep. 3, 1879|
British Army Officer, Colonial Official. A Major in the British Army,he was Deputy Commissioner at Peshawar, India, during the Second Afghan War of 1879. He negotiated the Treaty of Gandamak that ended the first part of that war, and was then placed in command of a British Residency in Kabul, Afghanistan. Along with most of the members of this mission, he was killed in action while defending the Residency from mutinous Afghans. His body was consumed in a fire that burned the Residency building. A memorial arch is located in the one-time cantonment area of the Queen's Own Corps of Guides regiment at Mardan on the Northwest Frontier.
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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