Papers of Sir William Merewether, Bombay Army 1841, Council of India 1877-80 1861-1880

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Papers of Sir William Merewether, Bombay Army 1841, Council of India 1877-80 1861-1880

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Merewether, William Lockyer, Sir, 1825-1880, Knight, army officer and administrator in India

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1841 entered Bombay Army as a second-lieutenant; 1843 served with the 21st Bombay native infantry in the conquest of Sindh; ? 1843 appointed to the Sind irregular horse; 1848-1849 served with the army of the Punjab in the Second Anglo-Sikh War; 1856 brevet captain; 1859 commandant of Sind irregular horse; 1860 CB; 1861 military secretary to the government of Bombay; 1863 political agent at Aden; 1867 commander of pioneer force in Abyssinia, lieutenant-colonel; 1868 KCSI, brevet colo...

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