Thom's Irish Who's Who/Pilson, Major Arthur Forde


PILSON, Major Arthur Forde, D.S.O. (1900), Major late Royal Dublin Fusiliers; educated at Royal School, Armagh; entered Army, 1888: Captain, 1896; served Matabeleland, 1896; South Africa, 1899-1903, on special service, also as Assist. Dist. Commissioner, Dist. Commandant, S. African Constabulary, and Administrator, No. 4 Martial Law Area, Cape Colony, 1901-03. Son of late Conway Pilson, J.P., of Ratlivilla, Downpatrick, Co. Down; b. 17 May, 1865; m. 1905, Aida Constance, second dau. of late Robert St. John Mayne, of Mount Sedborough,, Co. Fermanagh. Res.: Rathdune, Downpatrick, Co. Down.