Phayre, Robert, Sir, 1820-1897, Knight, army officer in India

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1839 commissioned ensign in the East India Company (25th Bombay native infantry); 1839-1842 served in First Anglo-Afghan War; 1840 lieutenant; 1843 Sind War; 1848 captain; 1851-1856 worked on mountain roads in southern Maratha; 1856-1857 organized expeditionary force to Persia; 1857-1868 quartermaster-general to the Bombay army; 1857 brevet-major; 1861 major; 1863 brevet lieutenant-colonel; 1867-1868 quartermaster-general of the Abyssinia expedition; 1868 colonel; ? 1868 CB, aide-de-camp to the Queen; 1868-1872 political superintendent of the Sind frontier; 1873-1874 resident at Baroda; 1875-1880 commander of a brigade in Bombay, then in Rajputana; 1880 major-general, served in the Second Anglo-Afghan War; 1881 KCB and lieutenant-general; 1881-1886 commander of a division of the Bombay army; 1889 general; 1894 GCB.

Epithet: army officer in India

Title: Knight

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referencedIn Genealogical and biographical material on Indian Princes, Chiefs, and landholders, and other prominent personalities in India both British and Indian, compiled mainly after his retirement by Lewin Bentham Bowring (1824-1910), Bengal Civil Service 184... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Philip Wodehouse as Governor of Bombay 1872-77, 1872-1877 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Field Marshal 1st Baron Napier of Magdala, Bengal Engineers 1826; Military Member, Governor-General's Council 1861-65; C-in-C, Bombay 1865-68; commanded Abyssinian Expedition 1867-68; C-in-C, India 1870-76; Governor of Gibraltar 1876-82, 1794-1910 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Lewis Pelly, Indian Political Department 1851-75, 1842-1883 British Library
referencedIn Maharaja Gaekwar of Baroda Malhar Rao papers., 1874-1875 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 RIPON PAPERS. Vol. CXVI (ff. 230). Letters from Colonel Allen Bayard Johnson (General 1892, K.C.B. 1889), Military Secretary to the Govemment of India; 1880, 1881. Followed (ff. 52-230) by correspondence with his successor, Lieutenant-General Sir Geo..., 1881-1890 British Library
creatorOf IDDESLEIGH PAPERS. Vol. XVII (ff. 263). Letters, etc., of Field Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala; 1867-1885. Partly copies.Field-Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala: Letters to Lord Iddesleigh: 1867-..., 1867-1885 British Library
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Maler Kotla State, India
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Cochin State, India
Mudhol State, India
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Rajpipla State, India
Beri State, India
Chhatarpur State, India
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Tehri-Garhwal State, India
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