The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/MacBean, Major-General Forbes
MacBean, Major-General Forbes, C.V.O. (1905); b. 1857; s. of Colonel Forbes MacBean; educ: at Uppingham; entered the Army, 1876; served in the Afghan War, 1879-80; in engagements at Kabul and the march to Kandahar; Transvaal Campaign: 1881; Tirah Expedition, 1897-98; severely wounded; South African War, 1899-1902; became Captain, 1884; Major, 1893; C.B., and Brevet-Colonel, 1902; Colonel, 1905; Major-General, 1911; A.D.C. to H.M. the Emperor, 1907-11; Club: Army and Navy.