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Baillie, John (1772–1833), army officer in the East India Company and orientalist, younger son of George Baillie of Leys Castle, Inverness, and his wife, Anne (née Baillie), was born at Inverness on 10 May 1772, and entered the East India Company's service in 1790, arriving in ...

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Boden, Joseph (d. 1811), army officer in the East India Company and benefactor, details of whose birth and parentage are unknown, was appointed lieutenant in the Bombay native infantry on 24 November 1781. He became captain on 25 October 1796, major on 12 October 1802, and lieutenant-colonel on 21 May 1806. His name was borne at various times on the rolls of the ...

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Cunningham, Sir Alexander (1814–1893), army officer in the East India Company and archaeologist, was born at John Street, Westminster, on 23 January 1814, the second son of Allan Cunningham (1784–1842), Scottish poet and author, and his wife, Jean, née Walker (1791–1864), and brother of ...

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Cunningham, Joseph Davey (1812–1851), army officer in the East India Company and historian, was born in Lambeth on 9 June 1812, the eldest son of Allan Cunningham (1784–1842), Scottish poet and author, and his wife, Jean, née Walker (1791–1864). Among his brothers were ...

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Duff, James Cuninghame Grant (1789–1858), army officer in the East India Company and historian, was born on 8 July 1789 in Banff, the eldest son of John Grant (d. 1799) of Kincardine O'Neil and Margaret Miln Duff (d. 1824) of Eden...

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Hadley, George (d. 1798), army officer in the East India Company and philologist, was appointed an ensign in the East India Company's Bengal army on 17 November 1762. He sailed for India in the following year, having received permission from the court of directors to take ...

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Latter, Thomas (1816–1853), army officer in the East India Company and Burmese scholar, son of Major Barré Latter, an officer who distinguished himself in the Anglo-Nepal War of 1814–16, was born in India. He obtained a commission as ensign in 1836 from the ...

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Low, James (d. 1852), army officer in the East India Company and Siamese scholar, received a Madras army cadetship in 1811, and on 11 June 1812 was appointed ensign 25th Madras native infantry. He became lieutenant in 1817, and captain 46th native infantry...

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Monteith, William (1790–1864), army officer in the East India Company, diplomatist, and historian, son of William Monteith and his wife, Janet Goodwin, was born in the Abbey parish, Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 22 June 1790. On 18 March 1809 he was appointed a lieutenant in the ...

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Newbold, Thomas John (1807–1850), army officer in the East India Company and oriental scholar, son of Francis Newbold, surgeon, of Macclesfield, Cheshire, was born in Macclesfield on 8 February 1807. He was commissioned ensign in the 23rd regiment Madras light infantry in 1828, and arrived in ...