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PostSubject: ROBERT TUTHILL LITTON, M.A., F.G.S., P.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.R.H.S.   Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:19 pm

ROBERT TUTHILL LITTON, M.A., F.G.S., P.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.R.H.S.,
of Ardavilling, Victoria, b. 20th December, 1859, TO. 16th July, 1891, Dorinda Jane Bury, only (Daughter of the late Major Arthur Savage Wilkinson, C.B., of Prince Albert's Somersetshire Light Infantry (13th Regiment), of Drumbroe, Bantry, co. Cork, and grand-daughter of Colonel Arthur Wilkinson, also of the 13th Foot, and of his wife Jane, daughter of William Augustus BOEY, of Shannon Grove, co. Limerick, and niece of the first EARL OP CHARLEVILI.E

T. Litton served throughout the Zulu war of 1879 with the Natal Field Force under Lord Chelmsford (medal with clasp), and served in the Boer war of 1881 with the Imperial Forces under General Sir G. Pomeroy Colley, K.C.B. Mr. Litton also saw some foreign service on the East Coast of Africa. He is Consul-General for the Republic of Liberia, Consul for the Republic of Uruguay, and Consul for the Republic of Paraguay, in Australia; Knight of the Order of Christ; Knight Commander of the Order of Redemption; Knight of the Liberia Cross, and other foreign orders and decorations. He is Hon. Member of the St. Petersburg Society of Naturalists; Hon. Fellow of the Royal Historical Society; Hon. Member of the School of Mines, Ballarat; Hon. Cor. Member. New South Wales Mining Institute; Hon. Cor. Member. Stawell School of Mines ; Hon. Member. of the Liverpool Geological Association ; Hon. Cor. Member. of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters , Member of Council of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science; Hon. Cor. Member. of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, Halifax; Hon. Member. of the Sociedad de Amigos Popular of Montevideo ; Founder of the Geological Society of Australasia ; Founder of the Historical Society of Australasia, and other Australian Institutes. Mr. Litton was one of the Commissioners of the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition of 1888-9.
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PostSubject: Re: ROBERT TUTHILL LITTON, M.A., F.G.S., P.Z.S., F.R.G.S., F.R.H.S.   Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:25 pm

Hi John

Nice find, I did not have information on this chap until now. :)
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