Corbett, Jim, 1875-1955

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1895- fuel inspector for Bengal and North-Western Railway, later trans-shipment director at Mokameh Ghat, Bengal; 1917 served in the First World War, captain; 1919-1921 served in the Third Anglo-Afghan War, major; 1920s-1947 manager of Choti Haldwani village, estate agent, big game photographer, conservationist; 1928 kaisar-i-Hind gold medal; 1940s lieutenant-colonel, trained British troops in jungle survival techniques; 1942 OBE; 1946 CIE; 1947-1955 honorary game warden, Nyeri, Kenya.

Epithet: hunter and conservationist

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associatedWith Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. person
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Birth 1875-07-25

Death 1955-04-19

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