The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Donald, John Stuart


Donald, John Stuart, C.I.E. 1894; on special duty with British Afghan Boundary Commission, 1903-4; b. 1861: s. of late A. J. S. Donald; m. 1905, Henrietta Mary, 2nd, d. of Col. E. L. Ommanney, C.S.I.; educ: Bishop Cotton School, Simla; entered I.C.S, 1882; Extra Assistant Commissioner, Punjab, 1892; Assistant Commissioner, 1890; Deputy Commissioner, 1900; saw service in Gomal Pass and with Shirani Expedition (despatches): in charge of Gomal Pass, 1890-93; accompanied Kabul Mission under Sir H. Durand, 1893; on special duty, N.W. Frontier. 1894; British Commissioner for demarcation of Kurram-Afghan boundary, 1894 (thanked by Government of India,); Political Agent of the Tochi, and Deputy Commissioner of Baum; operations against Mahsud Waziris (medal with clasp); Chief Political Officer with the Force against Khel Waziris and Gumati, 1902 (despatches); British Representative on Indo-Afghan Commission, 1903; Deputy Commissioner, D.I. Khan. Recreations: big game shooting, golf. club. East India United Service.