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Williams, Frederic Thesiger, 1861-1902, Major

Gender: Male
Active Dates: 1861 - 1902
Active Area: Asia (continent)
India (nation)
China (nation)
Myanmar (nation)
Kateng (inhabited place)
Sagaing (division (national))
Shwebo (inhabited place)
Chindwin (river)
Mandalay (division (national))
Mandalay (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found
Related Entries: None found.
Frederic Thesiger Williams was born in Jaulnah on 8 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 (now known as Myanmar) 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. Williams was an amateur photographer and took photographs while stationed in Burma and China.
Sources: Typescript copy of 'Index to Photographers'.

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