He was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1934 and was the leader of the British Indian Police contingent to the coronation of King George VI in London. After returning from India he spent eleven years in business in the United Kingdom and then six years in Central Africa as head of the Special Branch of the Nyasaland Police. He married Noel Montgomery and had two daughters and one son. He died in 1980. His book Just My Luck: Memoirs of a Police Officer of the Raj was published by The University Press Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2000.