The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Biscoe, Lieut.-General William Walters
Biscoe, Lieut.-General William Walters, C.B.; b. Donnington, Herefordshire, 1841; 2nd s. of late Rev. W. Biscoe; Educ: Winchester College: Joined 1st Bengal European Light Cavalry, 1860; appointed to Fane’s Horse (now 19th Bengal Lancers), 1862; Assist. Adv.-Gen. Umballa Division, 1882-85; commanded 19th Bengal Lancers, 1885-92; Colonel on Staff, Multan, 1892-1895; commanded Bandelkand District, 1895; served in Bezeti Expedition, 1869; Afghan Campaigns of 1878-80 (medal and Brevet of Lieut-Colonel); commanded Cavalry Brigade in Miarnlai Expedition, 1891 (medal, C.B.). Recreations: hunting, , polo, cricket, racquets. Address: 7, Larkstone Road, Ilfracombe. Clubs: United Service, Junior Constitutional.