" b. 21/12/1848. He was a Sugar Planter and Miller, and established at Addington one of the first Sugar Mills in Natal; from 1894 he had a plantation at Stanger. He served at times in the Stanger Mounted Rifles, the Natal Border Regiment, and the Natal Mounted Rifles, of which he was Lt. Col 31/5/1888, and subsequently their first Colonel. He fought in the Zulu War of 1878-9, in the 2nd. Boer War 1899-1902, and other wars and rebellions. He died in Durban, 27/8/1924, and was buried at Herwen, New Guelderland, Natal."