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The Anglo–Persian War lasted between November 1, 1856 and April 4, 1857, and was fought between Great Britain and Persia (which was at the time ruled by the Qajar dynasty).
General Sir Archibald Hunter, (6 September 1856 – 28 June 1936) was a senior officer in the British Army who distinguished himself during the Boer War.
General Sir Arthur Edward Harding (2 March 1828 – 15 July 1892) was Governor of Gibraltar.
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Beluch or the Baloch of Turkmenistan are a small part of the greater Baloch people who live primarily in Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan.
The Bengal Army was the army of the Bengal Presidency, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire.
The Bombay Presidency, also known as Bombay and Sind from 1843 to 1936 and the Bombay Province, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
The British Expedition to Abyssinia was a rescue mission and punitive expedition carried out in 1868 by the armed forces of the British Empire against the Ethiopian Empire.
The Indian Army (IA), often known since 1947 (but rarely during its existence) as the British Indian Army to distinguish it from the current Indian Army, was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947.
Lieutenant-General Charles Boye served in the Bombay Army, was commander in chief in Bombay from 1815 to 24 February 1816.
General Sir Charles Colville (7 August 1770 – 27 March 1843) was a British Army officer who served during the Napoleonic Wars.
General Sir Charles Edward Nairne KCB (30 June 1836 – 19 February 1899) was Commander-in-Chief, India.
Lieutenant General Sir Charles George Arbuthnot (19 May 1824 – 14 April 1899) was a British Army officer.
General Sir Charles William Dunbar Staveley GCB (18 December 1817 – 23 November 1896) was a British Army officer.
General Sir Colin Halkett (1774–1856) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.
The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India Company and informally as John Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to trade with the East Indies (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent.
The First Anglo-Maratha War (1775–1782) was the first of three Anglo-Maratha wars fought between the British East India Company and Maratha Empire in India.
General Sir George Richards Greaves (9 November 1831 – 11 April 1922) was a British Army officer.
The Government of India Act 1858 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (21 & 22 Vict. c. 106) passed on August 2, 1858.
Lieutenant General Sir Henry Somerset KCB KH (30 December 1794 – 15 February 1862) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Sir Henry James Warre KCB (1819 – 3 April 1898) was a British Army officer.
Field Marshal Hugh Henry Rose, 1st Baron Strathnairn, (6 April 1801 – 16 October 1885) was a senior British Army officer.
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.
General James Stuart was a British Army officer who served in North America during the American Revolutionary War and took part in various campaigns in British India.
Lieutenant-General Sir John Abercromby or Abercrombie GCB (2 April 1772 – 14 February 1817) was a British Army officer and Member of Parliament (MP) for Clackmannanshire from 1815 to 1817.
Lieutenant-General Sir John Grey (1780? – 19 February 1856) was an officer of British Army and the East India Company forces, and was the Commander-in-chief of the Bombay Army from 30 December 1850 to 22 November 1852.
Lieutenant-General Sir John Hudson KCB (1833 – 8 June 1893) was a British officer in the Indian Army.
Lieutenant General John Keane, 1st Baron Keane (6 February 1781 – 24 August 1844) was an Irish soldier in the British Army.
Brigadier-General Lawrence Nilson (1734–1811) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Lord Frederick FitzClarence, GCH (9 December 1799 – 30 October 1854) was a British Army officer as well as being the illegitimate third son of King William IV and his mistress, Dorothea Jordan.
The Madras Army was the army of the Presidency of Madras, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire.
The Maratha Light Infantry is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army.
General Sir Miles Nightingall KCB (25 December 1768 – 12 September 1829) was a British Army officer.
Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national defense policy.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom, its dependencies and its overseas territories.
General Oliver Nicolls (c.1740 – 1829) was a British Army officer.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
The presidency armies were the armies of the three presidencies of the East India Company's rule in India, later the forces of the British Crown in India, composed primarily of Indian sepoys.
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, (Arthur William Patrick Albert; 1 May 185016 January 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family who served as the Governor General of Canada, the tenth since Canadian Confederation.
Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.
Pune (District) is situated in Maharashtra state of India.
Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Jones, (1754–1835) enlisted in the Bombay Army in 1770, commanded 4 companies of artillery in Third Anglo-Mysore War during 1790-1792, commanded the Bombay army detachment at Siege of Bharatpur (1805), commanding officer at Surat 1805-8, commander in chief in Bombay in 1808, commander of artillery 1808-16.
General Sir Robert Abercromby (21 October 17403 November 1827), the youngest brother of Sir Ralph Abercromby, was a general in the army, a knight of the Bath, and at one period the Governor of Bombay and Commander-in-Chief of the Bombay Army and then Commander-in-Chief, India.
Major-General Robert Bowles (1744–1812) served in the Bombay Army for 35 years, was commander in chief in Bombay in 1800.
General Sir Robert Cunliffe Low GCB (28 January 1838 – 4 August 1911) was a British officer in the British Indian Army.
Field Marshal Robert Cornelius Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala (6 December 1810 – 14 January 1890) was an Indian Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Robert Nicholson (1745–1821) was a British military officer on the Bombay establishment, who briefly commanded forces there in 1800.
Major-General Samuel Wilson was a career Bombay Army officer, and was commander in chief in Bombay in 1826.
The Second Anglo-Afghan War (د افغان-انګرېز دويمه جګړه) was a military conflict fought between the British Raj and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1878 to 1880, when the latter was ruled by Sher Ali Khan of the Barakzai dynasty, the son of former Emir Dost Mohammad Khan.
Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas McMahon, 2nd Baronet (1779–1860) was a British Army officer.
Sowar (सवार, ਸਵਾਰ, সওয়ার, also siwar meaning "the one who rides" or "rider", from Persian sawār), was originally a rank during the Mughal, Maratha period.
The Grenadiers is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army, formerly part of the Bombay Army and later the pre-independence British Indian Army, when the regiment was known as the 4th Bombay Grenadiers.
The Third Anglo-Burmese War, also known as the Third Burma War, was a conflict that took place during 7–29 November 1885, with sporadic resistance and insurgency continuing into 1887.
Lieutenant-general Sir Thomas Bradford (1 December 1777 – 28 November 1853) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Sydney Beckwith (1772 – 15 January 1831) was an officer of the British army who served as quartermaster general of the British forces in Canada during the War of 1812, and a commander-in-chief of the Bombay Army during the British Raj.
Tipu Sultan (born Sultan Fateh Ali Sahab Tipu, 20 November 1750 – 4 May 1799), also known as the Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore.
General William Rose Mansfield, 1st Baron Sandhurst (21 June 1819 – 23 June 1876) was a British military commander who served as Commander-in-Chief of India from 1865 to 1870.
General Sir William Medows KB (31 December 1738 – 14 November 1813) was an Englishman and a general in the British Army.
Lieutenant General Sir Willoughby Cotton (1783–1860) was a British soldier.
The 101st Grenadiers was a regiment of the British Indian Army.