A collection of loose prints by Frederic Thesiger Williams (? and others) arranged in four groups.
Photographs of Burma [i.e. Myanmar]
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Administrative / Biographical History
Frederic Thesiger Williams was born in Jaulnah on 8th August 1861. He was the son of Captain (later Colonel) Augustus Frederic Williams, 9th Madras Native Infantry, and his wife Jane, daughter of Revd. William Polwhele. Williams was commissioned into the British Army in 1881; became a Wing Officer, 26th Madras Native Infantry, in 1885; served in Burma in operations on the Western frontier 1885-87; made Captain in 1892; was the D.A.A.G. (Deputy Assistant Adjutant General) in the Chin Hills in 1896; was the DAQMG (Deputy Assistant Quarter Master General), 4th Infantry Brigade, China Expeditionary Force in 1900; made Major in 1901. Williams died on July 7th 1902 after being mauled by a wounded tiger. He was buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Madras.
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Collection presented by G.H. Williams, nephew of F.T. Williams, August 1975.
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This collection is available on microfiche: South East Asia, fiche numbers 3-5.
This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Williams, Frederic Thesiger, 1861-1902, Major