The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Thurburn, Colonel James White
Thurburn, Colonel James White, R.E., C.S.I., (1903); P.W.D. (retired); s. of late Captain James Ptolemy Thurburn, R.N. , b. 1848, joined Army, 1869; Brevet-Colonel 1898; Afghan War, 1878-79; Tirrah Expedition, 1897-98; Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government of Punjab (Roads and Building Branch), 1902-03; Member, Central Committee, Delhi Coronation Durbar, 1902-03; m. Kathleen Emily, d. of late Major Oliver Day Stokes of Castle Ballymalis, Co. Kerry, 1853. Address: 6, Grimston Gardens, Folkestone. Club: Junior United Service.