FAMOUS ANGLO-INDIANS (E – H)

AUGUST, 2010

Name
Occupation
East, Sir Edward Hyde
Chief Justice of Bengal

Edwards, Belinda Jean
Dancer. Performed in the American production of SISTER ELLA that played in Melbourne, Australia. Performed 2 years in Elton John’s musical production of AIDA in Klon, Germany.

Edwards, Sergeant
Recipient Military Medal 1917
Old Boys Alumni Victoria School, Kurseong

Egan-Walker, Flight Lieutenant Bernard Owen
Soldier

Elcock, Corporal R.
Soldier

Eling, Walter
Statesman

English, Lieutenant W.
Soldier

Evans, Sergeant
Policeman

Everett, Oliver
Queen’s Archivist at Windsor

Fanthome, Francis
Educationist

Fermie, Bill M.B.E.
Engineer

Fernandez, Major Glena
Military Nursing Service

Filose, Colonel Albert
Soldier

Filose, Colonel Sir Peter
Soldier

Filose, Fidele
Soldier

Filose, Jean Baptiste
Soldier

Filose, Lieutenant Colonel Sir Michael
Soldier

Filose, Major Clement
Soldier

Filose, Sir Florence
Poet

Fincastle, Lieutenant Viscount A.E.M.
Soldier

Fitzgerald, Gunner Richard
Soldier

Fitzgibbon, Andrew
Assistant-Surgeon

Fitzroy, John
Soldier

Flaherty, Robert
Film-Maker

Flower, Ossie
Shikari

Forage, Christine
India┬┤s Wonder Sports Girl
Gold Medalist at The National Championships, New Delhi 1960. Represented India in 1966 Asian Games, and played for India in twice. Missed playing for India in the 1968 Olympics due to a broken ankle.

Ford, Barry
Athlete-meter run

Forest, Lieutenant George
Soldier

Forjett, Charles
Commissioner of Police and Sheriff of Bombay

Forrest, Captain G.
Soldier

Forrester, Shirley
District Magistrate of Hoshangabad. One of India’s youngest Shirkaris

Forshaw, Lieutenant W.
Soldier

Forster, Colonel, C.B. Henry
Soldier

Forster, Frederick Victor
Police Chief, Bombay circa 1930

Forster, Henry Pitts
Soldier

Fosbery, Colonel G.V.
Soldier

Francis, James Eardley
Educationist. Old students of Bishop Corrie High School, Madras still speak about James Earley Francis’ memorable lectures and his exquisite mix of words. Awarded The Best Teacher for Anglo-Indian Schools in 1977, by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Fraser, William
Commissioner for Lord Bentinck

FRIDELL, James Blaise
Brigadier, Indian Army.
He served as a gunner and raised a regiment in 1954 in Dehra Dun. Fought in the Indo/Pakistan battle in 1969. He died five years ago in Australia aged 85 years.

James Blaise Eliot FRIDELL was born in Calcutta on 3 February 1920. He joined the Army during World War II as a supply officer. After the war he joined the Artillery as a gunner and served proudly in the Indian Army for 26 years. In 1956, as a Lt. Colonel, he raised the 39 Medium Regiment at Clement Town, Dehradun from the Sikh Coys of 1/13 Frontier Force Rifles, the veterans of the Second World War. Since then the regiment has served all over India from Sikkim in the east to the deserts of Rajasthan in the west and in Jummu and Kashmir in the north. As a Brigadier, James Fridell saw active action in Rajouri in 1964 against Pakistan . Brig. Fridell retired in 1966 and emigrated with his family to Australia. He died on 11 June 2005.

Frith, Richard
Doctor of Medicine, Chemist & Druggist

Frome, Sir Arthur
Simon Commission Representative

Fulton, T.
Police Medal for Gallantry, 1935
Old Boys Alumni Victoria School, Kurseong

Galibardy, Joe
Hockey Player who played in the 1936 Olympic Games and represented India. Mr. Galibardy was a Gold Medalist in these games. He now resides in the London, England, and at 91 is still going strong.

Galliez, Captain
Soldier

Gantz, W.S.
Representative of the Indian National Congress

Gardner, Colonel Alexander
Soldier

Gardner, Colonel William Linnaeus
Soldier

Gardner, Suleiman Shikoh
Poet

Gardner, Violet
Recipient of 2004 Humanitarian Award – Human Rights Commission, Dehra Dun

Gaudoin, Paul
Australian Olympic Hockey Player

Gibson, VC Wing Commander Guy
Leader of the Damn Busters WW2/V.C., D.F.C., D.S.O. & Bar

Gidney, Lieutenant Col. Sir Henry Albert John
Soldier, Connoisseur, Ophthalmologist & Military Surgeon

Gill, Sergeant Major Peter
Soldier

Goodfellow, Lieutenant General Charles A.
Soldier

Goodman, Wing Commander Willaim MacDonald
Soldier

Gordon (or Carron)
Soldier

Gough, Lieutenant Hugh
Soldier

Gough, Major Charles
Soldier

Graham, Lieutenant J.
Soldier

Grand, Catherine Noel Judd
Daughter of a well-known Dane at Chandernagore

Grand, George Francis
Collector of local revenue

Grant, Colonel Charles J.W.
Soldier

Grant, Colonel J.D.
Soldier

Grant, Eric
Eric Grant, was a Calcutta Police Inspector and a well-known amateur sportsman in the late 1930s and 1940s. He was a rugby prop forward, a hockey player and an occasional boxer, losing in an ABA Golden Gloves final to “Baby” Arathoon, the heavyweight champion of India, Burma and Ceylon.

Grierson, Sir George
Irish Philiologist

Grimshaw, Corporal J.
Soldier

Gubbins, R.
Financial Commissioner

Gunthorpe, John Moss
Served in the Indian Civil Defence Force. Chief Fire Officer & Deputy Commissioner of Police. Civil & Military Station, Bangalore

Hall, Eric Gordon
Air Vice Marshall & Deputy Joint Chiefs of Staff, PAF

Hallett, Sir Maurice
Governor

Hamilton, Lieutenant W.R.P.
Soldier

Hammond, Colonel Sir A.G.
Soldier

Hardless, Charles Richard
Handwriting Expert

Hare, David
Founded the Hindu School

Harford, Father
Reverend

Harmon, Corporal J.P.
Victoria Cross Recipient

Harney, William
Navigator in Pakistan Air Force

Harrington, 2nd Captain Hastings E.
Soldier & Adjutant

Hart, Franseca
Miss India 1994 (2nd Place)

Hart, G.R. D’Costa
M.L.A. (West Bengal)

Hart, General Sir R.C.
Soldier

Hawkins, Tyrrel
Shikari

Hayde, Brigadier Desmond
Soldier & Historian
MVC Recepient 1965 (Maha Vir Chakra). Highest non-posthumous Award for Bravery during the “BATTLE OF DOGRAI”. Author of “Battle of Dograi” Textbook of the Indian Military Academy

Hayden, Diana
Miss World 1997

Hearsey, Major Hyder Young (or Jung)
Soldier & Artist & Surveyor

Henderson, Kenny
Engineer

Hessing, George
Soldier

Hill-Johnes, Lieutenant General Sir James
Soldier

Hoare, Sir Samuel
Secretary of State for India

Hobson, W.A.
Reverend

Holland, Lieutenant J.
Soldier

Holmes, John
Soldier/Author

Home, Lieutenant Duncan Charles
Soldier

Honigberger, Martin
Physician

Hourigan, Rudy
Boxer Indian Air Force boxing champion. 1945 he annexed the Featherweight title for the Services. Became National Featherweight Champion at age 19

Howard, Colonel Dorothy
Chief Principal Matron

Huffam, Lieutenant J.
Soldier

Hume, A.O.
Founded the Indian National Congress

Humperdinck, Engelbert
Pop Singer