Charles Robert Cureton
Brigadier-General Charles Robert Cureton, CB (1789-1848) was a British soldier who came to India in 1822 with the 16th Lancers rising from lieutenant to Brevet Colonel by 1846. He served at the Siege of Bharatpur in 1825, went to Kandahar with Sir John Keane in 1839 and was at the Storming of Ghazni. He commanded a cavalry brigade at the Battle of Maharajpore, the Battle of Aliwal and the Battle of Sobraon. In the 2nd Sikh War he commanded the cavalry division and was killed at the Battle of Ramnuggar.