The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Holden, Colonel Henry Capel Lofft

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Holden, Colonel Henry Capel Lofft. M.I.E. E.F.R.S.; C.B. (1911), R.A. (retired); b. Cheltenham, 1856; e.s. of Rev. Dr. H. A. Holden; m. Bessie, d. of late R. Farrant, 1889; educ: Ipswich School; R. M. A. Woolwich; joined service in R. A. 1875; retired, 1881; since been employed in technical work connected with science of electricity and artillery; inventor of many instruments and apparatus connected with these two sciences; at present the head of the Royal Gun and Carriage Factories, Woolwich. Recreations: cricket, cycling, motoring. Address: Gifford House, Blackheath, Kent. Clubs: Army and Navy, Automobile.