C. F. J. Galloway

Male, Deceased Person

1880 – 1969


Who was C. F. J. Galloway?

Christian Francis John Galloway B.Sc. F.R.G.S., F.R.C.I. was of Scottish descent, born at Llantrissant Dinas, Wales, the second son of Sir William Galloway, mining engineer, and Christiana Maud Mary Gordon, and younger brother of William Albert Denis Galloway. He qualified as a mining engineer, and was later employed by the governments of British Columbia and Sarawak in Borneo to survey coal deposits.

He joined the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers in 1897, and served with them in South Africa during the Boer War, in France during the 1st World War, and later in Mesopotania and Persia, rising to the rank of Major by 1920.

He is a well respected travel writer, whose insight into the country and people he encountered during his time in Canada are referred to in other journals up to the present day.

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May 13, 1880
  • University of Wales
Aug 31, 1969

on July 23, 2013


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