Louis Frederic Knollys
|4th Inspector General of Police|
|Preceded by||William Robert Campbell|
|Succeeded by||Albert Walter De Wilton|
|Born||26 February 1847|
|Died||15 December 1922|
Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
|Parents||Rev. Canon William Frederick Ernest Knollys, Caroline Augusta née North|
In 1872 he was appointed the aide-de-camp to the Governor of Mauritius Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, and continued as Hamilton-Gordon's aide-de-camp when he was transferred to become Governor of Fiji in 1875. In 1876 he commanded an expedition into the mountains of Fiji, where he suppressed an uprising amongst the local tribes, receiving a promotion to captain. Knollys was subsequently created a Companion in the Order of St Michael and St George in "recognition of his distinguished services in quelling recent disturbances in the Island of Fiji." In 1877 he was appointed Commandant of the Armed Native Constabulary in Fiji. In 1880 when Hamilton-Gordon was appointed as Governor of New Zealand and subsequently in 1883 when he was made Governor of Ceylon, Knollys continued in his role as his aide-de-camp. He was made a Major in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in 1881. Knollys was appointed as Inspector-General of Police and Prisons in Jamaica in 1886 and Inspector-General of Police and Prisons in Ceylon in 1891. In 1899 he became a member of the Legislative Council, Ceylon. Knollys retired in 1902 and died at Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England on 15 December 1922.
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- "FIJI". The Sydney Morning Herald. LXXIV, (11, 963). New South Wales, Australia. 21 September 1876. p. 3. Retrieved 4 May 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Appointments". The Colonies and India from London. 20 June 1891. p. 27. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
William Robert Campbell
| Inspector General of Police
Albert Walter De Wilton