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Francis T. Bristow Daniell

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Francis T. Bristow Daniell (1888-1903)

1903 Obituary [1]

FRANCIS T. BRISTOW DANIELL, the son of Captain Daniell, an Indian artillery officer who was killed in the Mutiny, was born on the 25th of July, 1838, was educated at a private school in England, and went out to India as a Morse instructor under Sir W. O'Shaughnessy.

He was transferred to the Mehran Coast as inspector about the year 1862, and afterwards to Persia in 1863, where he assisted in the erection of the Persian lines.

On the completion of this work he was appointed traffic manager.

On the reorganisation of the Indo-European Telegraph Department in 1887 he became superintendent, a position which he retained until, in August, 1891, he retired on a pension. He died at Brussels on the 17th of April, 1903.

Mr. Daniell was elected an Associate on the 27th of November, 1872, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 24th of February, 1875.

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