Thom's Irish Who's Who/Anderson, Major-General Louis Edward


ANDERSON, Major-General Louis Edward, C.B. (1913), L.R.C.P.I., L.M., and L.R.C.S.I.; entered Royal Army Medical Corps, 1884; became Major, 1896, Lieut.-Col., 1900: Col., 1908; and Surg.-Gen. and Major-Gen., 1912; retired 1920; served with Nile and Suakin Expeditions 1884-5 (medal with two clasps, bronze star): N.W. Frontier of India, 1897-8 (medal with clasp); S. Africa, 1899-1902, as Special Service Officer, and Principal Medical Officer, present at Defence of Mafeking and operations in Transvaal and Cape Colonies (Queen's medal with two clasps, King's medal with two clasps, promoted): was Assistant Director Medical Services; Allahabad and Fyzabad Brigades, 1908-11; Bareilly, Garhwal, and Dehra Dun Brigs., 1911-12; appointed Dep. Director of Medical Services (Lucknow Division), 1912, and Irish Command, 1913; eldest son of late Louis John Anderson, D.I., R.I.C.; b. 1861; m. 1888, Emily, only dau. of the late Henry Fisher, of Liverpool. Junior Army and Navy Club, London.