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PostSubject: FORBES, ARCHIBALD (1838-1900)    Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:10 pm

FORBES, ARCHIBALD (1838-1900)

The famous war correspondent : son of the Rev. Lewis William Forbes : born 1838 : educated at Aberdeen and Edinburgh : enlisted in the Royal Dragoons, 1857 : left the Army in 1867 : wrote on military life in the public Press : after conducting a weekly journal, 1867-71, made his reputation as a war correspondent for the Daily News, in the Franco- Prussian war, 1870-1 : the Russo-Turkish war of 1877 : the Zulu war, 1879-80 : and other wars : in India as a special correspondent in the Bengal-Bihar famine of
1874, where — as Sir R. Temple \vrote, "he pourtrayed %vith graphic force and absolute fidehty, for the information of the English public, the mortal peril to which the people were exposed, and from which they could be rescued only by the utmost exertions of the Government " : during the visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales to India,
1875-6, during the Afghan War, 1878-9, and went to Mandalay, to have interviews with King Theebaw. He visited the United States and Australia as a lecturer and correspondent. Besides his works on wars in other countries, and on other distinguished soldiers, he wrote The AfsJianWars of 1839 anti 1879 ; Havelock, and Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde (" Men of Action " series), and on certain distinguished officers in The Soldiers I have Known : died March 30, 1900.

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