The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Van Someren, William Taylor
Van Someren, William Taylor, C.I.E. (1898); s. of Surgeon-General W. J. Van Someren; b. 1855; educ: at Mill Hill School, London; Deputy Postmaster-General, Rajputana and Central India; Inspector-General of Railway Mail Service, Western Circle, India; Officiating Postmaster-General, Bombay; retired, 1910; served in Afgan War, 1878-9; Black Mountain Campaigns, 1888 and 1891; Waziristan Expedition, 1894-95; Tochi Field Force, 1897; Torra Expedition, 1897-98; China, 1900-01; m. 1882, Alice Beatrice, d. of Leonard Bean of the P.W.D., Punjab. Address: 31, Colebrooke Avenue, West Ealing, W.