The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Lumsden, General Sir Peter Stark

Lumsden, General Sir Peter Stark, K.C.B., (1879); G.C.B., (1885); C.S.I. (1870); b. 1829; s. of Col. T. Lumsden, C.B., educ: Addiscombe; joined Indian Army, 1847; served in N.W. Frontier Campaign, 1851-4; on special mission to Kandahar, 1857-8, served in the Central India Campaign, 1858; China War, 1860; with Bhutan Field Force, 1865; D.Q.M.G., 1864-8; Q.M.G., 1868-73; acting Resident at Hyderabad, 1873; Adjutant-General, 1874-9; Chief of the Staff in India, 1879; A.D.C. to late Empress Victoria, 1870-81; Member of the Council of India, 1883-93; British Commissioner for the demarcation of the N.W. Boundary of Afganistan, 1884-5; D.L. J.P. for the Counties of Aberdeen and Bauff. Publication: Lumsden of the Guides, 1889. Address: Buckromb-Dufttown, Bauffshir. Club: United Service.