Roberts, Henry Gee, Sir, 1800-1860, Knight, army officer in India

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1819-1841 lieutenant, 13th native infantry, Bombay army; 1820-1822 served in Ahmadabad and Mahi; 1824 captain; 1825 command of the resident in Cutch's (Major Henry Pottinger) escort; c 1825- c 1841 command of the Cutch irregular horse; c 1825- c 1841 assistant to the resident in Cutch; c 1830 -1841 command of irregular cavalry, Gujarat; 1835 major; 1841 lieutenant colonel, 11th native infantry; 1841 20th native infantry; 1843 served in the Sind campaign; c 1843 resident in Cutch; 1852 colonel, 21st native infantry; 1853-1854 and 1858 commander, Rajputana Field Force; 1854 major general; 1857-1858 commander, Northern Division of Bombay Army; 1859 KCB.

Epithet: army officer in India

Title: Knight

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creatorOf Vol. XLVII (ff. 197). Jan.-Sept. 1847.includes:f. 1 Mrs Harriet Willoughby, of Bath: Letter to Sir C.J. Napier: 1847.f. 3 Miss Eliza Jones: Letter to Sir C.J. Napier: 1847.f. 4 Major-General Sir Henry Gee Roberts, Bombay Army; KCB: Letter to Si... British Library
creatorOf Papers of and relating to Maj-Gen Sir Henry Gee Roberts, Bombay Army 1818-60; Commander, Rajputana Field Force 1853-54 and 1858; Commander, Northern Division of Bombay Army 1857-58, 1818-1860 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLIII (ff. 259). Nov. 1843-July 1844.includes:f. 1 Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Lechmere Worrall, Bengal Army: Letters to Capt. J.M. Napier: 1843. f. 2 Frederick John Robinson, Viscount Goderich; 1st Earl of Ripon: Letter to Sir C.J. Napier: 1843. ... British Library
referencedIn Edward Walter Agar papers., 1832-1857 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLVI (ff. 246). April-Dec. 1846.includes:f. 1 Lieutenant Edward Lechmere Russell, Bombay Army: Letter to Sir C. J. Napier: 1846. ff. 3, 145 Captain Henry Needham Scrope Shrapnel, formerly 3rd Dragoon Guards: Letters to Sir C.J. Napier: 1846. f... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLV (ff. 231). July 1845-March 1846.includes:f. 1 Major-General Philip McPherson: Letter to Sir C.J. Napier: 1845.f. 3 Major John Brooks, Bombay Army: Letter to Sir C.J. Napier: 1845.f. 5 Lieutenant Richard Dawson, 40th Foot: Letter to Sir... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLIV (ff. 248). Aug. 1844-June 1845.includes:ff. 1-3v, 18 Captain Bulstrode Bygrave, Paymaster, Bengal Army: Correspondence, etc., with Capt. J.M. Napier: 1844: Signed and copies.f. 4 George John Browne, Earl of Altamont; 3rd Marquess of Sli... British Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Sind, India
Cutch State, India
Kotah State, India
Ahmadabad, Bombay


Birth 1800

Death 1860

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