The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Thackwell, Colonel Colquhoun Grant Roche
Thackwell, Colonel Colquhoun Grant Roche, D.S.O. (1898); C.B. (1912); s. of Captain E. J. Thack well, formerly 3rd Dragoons; b. 1857; entered Army,1878; became Colonel, 1908; served in Afghan War, 1878-80; Mahsud VVazari Expedition, 1881; Egyptian Expedition, 1882; became Captain, 1889; Chitral Relief Force, 1895; Malakhand Field Force and Mohamud and Burma Expedition, 1897-98; m. Lilian, d. of Robert Spencer, 1883. Address: The Terrace, Ootacamund, Madras Presidency.