William Brydon (1811 - 1873)

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"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

1811
October 10, 1811
1842
1842
Age 30
1873
March 20, 1873
Age 61