The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Palin, Colonel Gilbert Walter

Palin, Colonel Gilbert Walter, C.I.E., (1911); C.B., (1914); Assistant Director of Supply and Transport, Poona; 2nd s. of late Lieutenant-General C. T. Palin of the Bombay Staff Corps; b. 1862; educ: Clifton College; m. Florence, e.d. of Colonel C. Swinhoe, 1889; 3 s. and one d.; joined the Army as 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Denbigh and Marioneth Rifles, 1880; joined the Indian Army, 1885; Commissariat Department, Bombay, 1886; Director, Army Clothing Department, 1906-10; rose to the rank of Colonel, 1911; Zhob Valley Expedition, 1884; Isazai Field Force, 1892; Saukim Force, Indian Brigade. 1896; won Queen’s Sudan medal, Khedive’s medal; Tirah Expedition, 1879-98; despatches, Indian medal; Director of Supply and Transport, Rawalpindi; Consultation and Manoeuvres for H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, 1905; Director of Supply and Transport at the Coronation Durbar, 1911. Recreations: Tennis, Golf, Fishing, Rowing, and Shooting. Address: Poona, India