The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Yate, Lt-Colonel Arthur Campbell
Yate, Lt-Colonel Arthur Campbell, Indian Army (retired); s. of Rev. C. Yate; b. 1853: educ: Shrewsbury and St. John’s College, Cambridge; joined the Army, 1875; became Lieut-Colonel, 1882; Bombay Staff Corps, 1879; served in Afghan War, 1879-81; Afghan Boundary Commission, 1884-85; Burmese War, 1886-88; Intelligence Officer, Northern Shan States, 1887-88; travelled in Persia, Caucasus and Central Asia, 1881-90; Fellow, Royal Geographical Society; Honorary Organising Commissioner of St. John’s Ambulance Association, India, 1900. Publications: Lieut-Col. John Houghton, a Hero of Tirah; The Army and the Press in 1901; England and Russia Face to Face in Asia. Address: Beckbury Hall, Shifnal, Shropshire. Clubs: United Service, Athenaeum, St James’.