Hugh Rose

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Field Marshal Hugh Henry Rose, 1st Baron Strathnairn GCB GCSI (1801-1885) was a British soldier who came to India in 1857 to command the Poona Division of the Bombay Army. He then took command of the newly created Central Indian Field Force and led the Central India Campaign. He won a series of notable victories including the storming of Jhansi and the capture of Gwalior. He was appointed commander-in-chief of the Bombay army and subsequently Commander-in-Chief in India. He returned to Britain in 1865.

External links

Hugh Rose Wikipedia
Hugh Rose timeline www.google.co.uk

Historical books on-line

Recollections of the campaign in Malwa and Central India under Major General Sir Hugh Rose GCB by Asst Surgeon John Henry Sylvester FGS 1860 Google Books