William Brydon, C.B.

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William Brydon

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of William Brydon and Mary Anne Brydon
Husband of Colina Maxwell Brydon
Father of Edith Chilton
Brother of Peter Comberbach Brydon; Margaret Brydon; Mary Ann Comberbach Brydon; James Brydon; Thomas Brydon and 2 others

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About William Brydon, C.B.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"William Brydon CB (10 October 1811 – 20 March 1873) was an assistant surgeon in the British East India Company Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, famous for reportedly being the only member of an army of 4,500 men to reach safety in Jalalabad at the end of the long retreat from Kabul.

He was born in London of Scottish descent. He studied medicine at University College London and at the University of Edinburgh."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Brydon', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 16 March 2013, 01:23 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Brydon&oldid=544515361> [accessed 23 March 2013]

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William Brydon, C.B.'s Timeline

October 10, 1811
Age 30
Age 50
March 20, 1873
Age 61