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Buchanan Scott

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Colonel Sir Buchanan Scott (1850- )

1915 Indian Biographical Dictionary

Scott, Colonel Sir Buchanan, K.C.I.E. (1904), C.I.E. (1888); b. 1850; entered Royal Engineers, 1871; became Colonel, 1900; served Afghan War, 1878-79, (medal); Survey and Construction of Frontier Railways, India, 1874-77; Deputy Consulting Engineer for Railways, India; 1887-93; Mint Master, Calcutta, 1897 1904; Associate of Institutions of Civil and Electrical Engineers; retired, 1905; m. 1888, Ethel Theophila, d. of late Charles Metcalfe, C.I.E., one s. one d. Address: 14, Barkston Gardens, South Kensington, S.W. Club: United Service.

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