|Sir Horace Searle Anderson|
|Born||10 September 1833|
|Died||2 June 1907 (aged 73)|
|Place of birth||Hereford, Herefordshire|
|Place of death||Horsham, Sussex|
|Service/branch||British Indian Army|
|Years of service||1850-1898|
1st Bombay Grenadiers|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Military career[edit | edit source]
Educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Anderson was commissioned into the Indian Army on 6 April 1850. 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. 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. He was promoted to full general on his retirement in March 1898.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Sir Horace Searle Anderson". DNW. http://www.dnw.co.uk/auction-archive/special-collections/lot.php?specialcollection_id=118&lot_id=47850. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
- "Army Commands". Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150705211343/http://www.gulabin.com/armynavy/pdf/Army%20Commands%201900-2011.pdf. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
- "No. 26950". 22 March 1898. p. 1868. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/26950/page/1868
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- Horace Searle Anderson at Find a Grave
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