The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Keppel, Lt-Col Sir George Roos
Keppel, Lt-Col Sir George Roos. C.I.E. (1900), K.C.I.E. (1908) J.P., F.R.G.S., Chief Commissioner and Agent to Governor-General, in the N.W.F. Provinces, India, since 1908; e.s. of G. G. Roos; b. 1866; joined the Army (Royal Scots Fusiliers), 1886; Captain, 1895; Brevet Major, 1899; Brevet Lt-Col, 1907; transferred to Indian Staff Corps, 1897; served in Burmese Expedition, 1887-89 (medal with two clasps); Tirah Expedition, 1897-98 (medal with 3 clasps); Commanded operations against the Para Chamkhannis, 1899 (C.I.E. and Brevet of Major); Bazar Valley Field Force as Chief Political Officer, and in Command of a Column, 1908 (despatches, medal with clasp K.C.I.E.); holds Swedish Military order of the Sword. Address: Peshawar: Nattia Gali, N.W.F. Province, India. Clubs: Naval and Military, Wellington, United Service, Arts.