The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Davies, Colonel Thomas Arthur Harkness
Davies, Colonel Thomas Arthur Harkness, C.B. Milt (1909), D.S.O. (1893); b. Calcutta, 1857; s. of late Major-General Horatio Davies, B.S.C; educ.: Wellington; entered Army, 1876; Capt. Regt, 1884; Adjutant, 2nd Battalion, 1889-92; Major, 1897: Brevet Lieut. Col, 1900; Lieut. col 1902; Brevt-Col. 1904; Col. 1907; S.S.O. Madras command, 1892-94; D.A.A.G. Burma, 1894-97; Afghan War, 1880 (medal); Wuntho Expedition, Burma, 1892; commanded N.E. Column in Kachen HillS, Burma, 1892 (medal and clasp. D.S.O.); commanded a Column in Kachen Hills, Burma, 1893; Tirah Expedition, 1897 (medal and 2 clasps); South Africa, 1899-1902, including operations Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, and Belfast (despatches, Brevet Lt.-Col., medal and 3 clasps). Clubs: Junior Naval and Military.