Stringer Lawrence

From FIBIwiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Major-General Stringer Lawrence (1697-1775) was the first British Commander-in-Chief in India. He was a successful commander against the French in India and a friend of Robert Clive. He was responsible for raising the first companies of troops for the East India Company.

External links

Stringer Lawrence Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Stringer Lawrence Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

Stringer Lawrence, the father of the Indian army by Colonel J. Biddulph 1901 (archive.org)