Arthur Dorward (British Army officer)
|Sir Arthur Dorward|
|Years of service||1868–1918|
|Commands held||Troops in the Straits Settlements
Commissioner of Weihaiwei
|Battles/wars||Second Anglo-Afghan War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Distinguished Service Order
Dorward was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1868. He served in the Second Anglo-Afghan War in 1878. He was appointed Commander, Royal Engineers in Jamaica in 1897 and then took part in the capture of Tientsin following the Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900, for which he was knighted as a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB). Dorward then served as Commissioner of Weihaiwei from September 1901, and went on to be Commander of the troops in Shanghai in 1901, General Officer Commanding the Troops in the Straits Settlements in 1903 and Major-General in charge of Administration in South Africa in 1905. He served in World War I as Inspector of Hutting at the War Office.
- Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
- Dictionary of Indian Biography, p.121
- "No. 27337". The London Gazette (invalid
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- "No. 27352". The London Gazette. 6 September 1901. p. 5875.
- Army Commands Archived July 5, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
- Major-General Sir Arthur Dorward, former GOC Straits The Straits Times, 27 March 1934