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Capt Samuel CA Swinton (Indian Mutiny) - Swinton Parish Ch

 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:32 pm    Post subject: Capt Samuel CA Swinton (Indian Mutiny) - Swinton Parish Ch Reply with quote

Capt SCA Swinton, 8th BLC
Died at Umballah, East Indies, 22nd June 1858
"Boast not thyself of to morrow"
Prov XXVII I



Samuel Charles Alston Swinton, born 22nd September 1820.

His father served the Hon East India Company in the Bengal Civil Service.

Previously received "Maharajpour 1843 (star)" + "Punjab 1848 (medal)".

One online reference says he was Deputy Paymaster, Sikhind Division.

8th BLC = 8th Bengal Light Cavalry. His cause of death is not clear.




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