The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Knollys, Major Louis Frederic
Knollys, Major Louis Frederic, C.M.G. (1877), Indian Army (retired); b. 1847; 3rd s. of late W. F. E. Knollys; educ: at Radley, and at Marlborough; Joined service in the 2nd Light Infantry, 1866; Major in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), 1881; A.D.C. to Governor of Mauritius, 1872; A.D.C, Fiji, 1875; Commandant. Armed Native Constabulary, Fiji, 1877; A.D.C. to Governor of New Zealand, 1880; A.D.C. to Governor of Ceylon, 1883; Inspector-General of Police and Prisons, Jamaica, 1886; Inspector-General of Police and Prisons, Ceylon' 1891; Member, Legislative Council, Ceylon, 1899; suppressed a rising in Fiji, and restored order, 1876; retired, 1902. Address: The Wilderness, Dartmouth, Devon. Club: Army and Navy.