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Sir Horace Searle Anderson
Born 10 September 1833
Died 2 June 1907 (aged 73)
Place of birth Hereford, Herefordshire
Place of death Horsham, Sussex
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch  British Indian Army
Years of service 1850-1898
Rank General
Commands held 1st Bombay Grenadiers
Naseerabad District
Nagpur District
Mhow District
Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

General Sir Horace Searle Anderson KCB (10 September 1833 – 2 June 1907) was a British Indian Army officer.

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Educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Anderson was commissioned into the Indian Army on 6 April 1850.[1] He saw action at defence of Khandesh during the Indian Rebellion and, after becoming commanding officer of the 1st Bombay Grenadiers in 1878, saw action again at the Battle of Maiwand in July 1880 during the Second Anglo-Afghan War.[1] Anderson went on to be General Officer Commanding Naseerabad District in India in 1886, General Officer Commanding Nagpur District in 1889 and General Officer Commanding Mhow District in India in 1891.[2] He was promoted to full general on his retirement in March 1898.[3]

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