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 Edmund Arthur P. (Major) Hobday  (1859 - )

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"MAJOR E. A. P. Hobday, R.A., Deputy Assistant Adjt. and Qr. Master General Malakand Force, is the son of Lt.-Col. T. F. Hobday, Bengal Staff Corps, and was born May 17th, 1859.  Entered Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, in 1877, and joined Royal Artillery in 1879.  Served in India till 1884, when was appointed to R.H.A. in Ireland.  Was promoted Captain R.A. in 1887, and acted as A.D.C. to Sir Auckland Colvin, Lt.-Gov. N.W. Provinces, during winters of 1887-1888.  Was appointed A.D.C. to Lord Roberts, then Commander-in-Chief in India, in May, 1888.  After varied services in India, he went, on the outbreak of frontier war in 1897, to the relief of Malakand as Staff Officer to Col. Reid, commanding relief column, and was present during latter half of siege of Malakand and relief of Chakdara.  Marched up Swat Valley as Staff Officer of Flying Column during Mad Mullah's raid in 1898.  Major Hobday has gained numerous prizes at Art Exhibitions, is a well known amateur actor, and has produced several burlesques.  Faust, which was given by the Guards, at Chelsea, was produced by him in conjunction with Mr. Martin.  He has also written some songs (My bearer, Gungadeen for instance), and is very fond of sport."

Arthur Lawrence, Benjamin William Findon. Sir Arthur Sullivan: life-story, letters, and reminiscences (J. Bowden, 1899), p.363

Edmund and family (wife Nora & 3 sons) were in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada on June 3, 1911.

Information courtesy of Jeff Lloyd.


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