Robert William Douglas Willoughby

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Sir
Robert William Douglas Willoughby
Deputy Commissioner
Monarch George V
Personal details
Born (1877-01-21)21 January 1877
Oxford, United Kingdom
Died 26 August 1920(1920-08-26) (aged 43)
Lakhimpur Kheri, British India
Alma mater Magdalen College, Oxford

Sir Robert William Douglas Willoughby was Deputy Commissioner of Kheri. He was son of Colonel R. F. Willoughby.

The East India Company built Willoughby Memorial Hall in 1924 in memory of Sir Robert William Douglas Willoughby, Deputy Commissioner of Kheri who was killed on 26 August 1920.[1] The colonial authorities apprehended independence activists Naseeruddin Mauzi Nagar and Rajnarayan Mishra on charges of shooting the Deputy Commissioner, and sentenced them to death by hanging.[2] On 26 April 1936, Willoughby Memorial Library was established. The Willoughby Memorial Hall was recently renamed the Naseeruddin Memorial Hall.

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