Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameCaptain Walter BOSMAN
Birth1867
Death1946
EducationCrystal Palace Engineering Institute (Hong Kog Government Scholar)58
MotherShi SZE (1843-1896)
Notes for Captain Walter BOSMAN
Described as CH Bosman’s 4th son. Served as Captain in South Africa as aide de camp to Colonel Sir Duncan McKenzie, who was supreme commander of all forces in Natal and Zululand during the Zulu uprsing. Mining engineer. Director of public works in Zululand in Eshowe and Durban. Dsp. Author of The Natal rebellion of 1906, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1907 .
Elected the first Hong Kong Government scholar in 1884, and went to England where he had “a brilliant career” 58at the Crystal Palace Engineering Institute. Delegate to tthe International Engineering Congress 1901 in Glasgow. Lived in Victoria Street, London SW1 in 1901.
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