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Sir Allen Johnson
Born (1829-05-02)May 2, 1829
Died February 7, 1907(1907-02-07) (aged 77)
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch British Indian Army
Rank General
Battles/wars Second Anglo-Burmese War
Indian Mutiny
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

General Sir Allen Bayard Johnson KCB (2 May 1829 - 7 February 1907) was a senior British Indian Army officer who went on to be Military Secretary to the India Office.

Military career[edit | edit source]

Johnson was commissioned into the 5th Bengal Native Infantry in 1846.[1]

He served in the Second Anglo-Burmese War in 1853 and took part in the fighting at Donabew and the capture of Pegu[1] and went on to serve with the Jaunpur Field Force during the repression of the Indian Mutiny being present at the Capture of Lucknow in 1857.[1]

He was appointed Military Secretary to the India Office in 1877.[2]

He was appointed KCB in 1889[3] and promoted to General in 1892.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

Military offices
Preceded by
Sir Thomas Pears
Military Secretary to the India Office
1877–1889
Succeeded by
Sir Oliver Newmarch

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