See also:field marshal, was the third son of
See also:Chamberlain, first
See also:consul-general and
See also:charge d'affaires in Brazil, and was
See also:born at Rio on the loth of
See also:January 182o . He entered the
See also:Indian army in 1837, served as a subaltern in the first Afghan War (1839-42), and was wounded on six occasions . He was attached to the
See also:Governor-General's Bodyguard at the
See also:battle of
See also:Maharajpur, in the
See also:campaign of 1843, was appointed milftary secretary to the governor of Bombay in 1846, and honorary aide-de-
See also:camp to the governor-general of India in 1847 . He served on the
See also:staff throughout the
See also:Punjab campaign of 1848–49, and was given a brevet majority . In 185o he was appointed commandant of the Punjab military
See also:police, and in 1852 military secretary to the Punjab
See also:government . Promoted lieut.-colonel in 1854, he was given the command of the Punjab Frontier Force with
See also:rank of brigadier-general, and commanded in several expeditions against the frontier tribes . In the Indian
See also:Mutiny he succeeded Colonel Chester as adjutant-general of the Indianarmy, and distinguished himself at the
See also:siege of
See also:Delhi, where he was severely wounded . He was rewarded with a brevetcolonelcy, the
See also:appointment of A.D.C. to the
See also:queen, and the C.B . He was reappointed to the command of the Punjab Frontier Force in 1858, and commanded in the Umbeyla campaign (1863), in which he was severely wounded . He was now made major-general for distinguished service and a K.C.B . He was made K.C.S.I. in 1866, lieut.-general in 1872, G.C.S.I. in 1873, G.C;B-in 1875, and general in 1877 . From 1876 to 1881 he was
See also:mander-in-chief of the
See also:Madras army, and in 1878 was sent on a
See also:mission to the amir cf
See also:Afghanistan, whose refusal to allow him to enter the
See also:country precipitated the second Afghan War .
He was for some
See also:time acting military member of the council of the governor-general of India . He retired in 1886, was made a field marshal in 19oo, and died on the 18th of
See also:February 1902 . An excellent biography by G . W . Forrest appeared in 1909 .
JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN (1828– )
WILLIAM CHAMBERLAYNE (1619-1679)
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