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Punjab 1848-49, clasps Goojerat/Chilianwala – Bt Captain, 8th Bengal Cav.


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Punjab 1848-49 with clasps Goojerat and Chilianwala.

To: Bt. Captain W.H. Tweedale, 8th Bengal Cavalry.

William Hutton Tweedale – born 1804 and died 1882.
Baptized St Mary’s Lambeth, 8th March 1804.
Cadet 1825
Arrived India 24th June 1826
Cornet 5th February 1826
Lieut 5th October 1836
Captain 1849
Invalided 1st September 1849
Died Dehra Dun, U.P. 12th December 1882

Son of James Tweedale of Brighton, Commander EICNS, and Caroline.  Brother of Alexander Tweedale.

Took part in the Second Sikh war, present at the actions of Chilianwala and Goojerat, Bt Capt 8th Light Cal.
With a hand drawn time chart showing his career progression in comparison with other family members.

Medal is  NEF and nicely toned. Correctly impressed naming.