The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Edwards, Lt-Genl Sir James Beven
Edwards, Lt-Genl Sir James Beven K.C.M.G. (1891); C.B. (1877); b; 1834; s. of late S. Price Edwards; educ; at R.M.A. Woolwich; entered the Royal Engineers, 1852; became General, 1891; served in Crimean war, and Indian Mutiny; China, 1864; Suakim expedition, 1885; Commandant of School of Military Engineering, 1885-8; commanded the troops in China, 1889-90; retired, 1893; M.P. for Hytho, 1895-9; Chairman, Royal Colonial Institute, 1909. Address: 9, Wilbraham Place, S.W. Clubs: United Service and Travellers.