The New Student's Reference Work/Hely-Hutchinson, Hon. Sir Walter Francis

He′ly-Hu′tchinson, Hon. Sir Walter Francis, G. C. M. G., military secretary to Lord Milner and governor and commander-in-chief of Cape Colony since 1891, was born in Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 22, 1849, the second son of the fourth Earl of Donoughmore. He was educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Cambridge. His colonial service has been long, varied and distinguished. In 1893 he inaugurated responsible government in Natal, being governor of Natal and Zululand from 1893 to 1901. During his term he carried out the annexation of the Trans-Pongola territories, now a part of Zululand, and was special commissioner for Amatongaland.