BROWN, Col Francis David Millett (1837-1895)

Scope and Content

'Colonel Francis David Millett Brown, VC, (1837-1895), 1st European Bengal Fusiliers (later 101st Royal Bengal Fusiliers), and Indian Staff Corps', an illustrated article by Maj A McKenzie Annand, extracted from The Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, vol 50, [1969].

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1837; cadet in Bengal Infantry, 1855; 2nd Lt, 1 European Bengal Fusiliers, 1856; Lt, 1857; transferred to Indian Staff Corps, 1865; Maj, 1875; Lt Col, 1881; died in 1895.


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Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1981.

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