Edwardes, Herbert B. (Herbert Benjamin), Sir, 1819-1868

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birth 1819
death 1868
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British officer in the Indian service.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Farm, East Barnet, Herts., to T. Oliver Whitelock, 1860 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270743049

1841 Bengal infantry; 1842 second lieutenant, 1st European/Bengal fusiliers; 1845 interpreter, Bengal fusiliers; 1845-1846 aide-de-camp to Sir Hugh Gough, commander-in-chief of the Indian army; 1846 assistant resident, Lahore; 1846 served in Kashmir, court of Jammu; 1847-59 political agent, Punjab; 1848 brevet-major; 1849 CB; 1853-1859 commissioner of Peshawar; 1860 KCB; 1862-1865 commissioner of Ambala and agent for the Cis-Sutlej states; 1866 KCSI; 1868 major-general.

Epithet: army and political officer

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001477.0x000155



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