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HINDE , CHARLES THOMAS EDWARD ( 1820 - 1870 ), major general ;

the second son of captain Jacob William Hinde of the 15th Hussars and Harriet , daughter of the Rev. Thomas Youde and grand-daughter of Jenkin Lloyd , of Clochfaen , Llangurig, Mont. , he was christened at Ruabon on 30 May 1820 , his parents being described as being of Pen-y-bryn . In 1840 he entered the service of the East India Company . From 1853 to 1857 he served as a lieutenant colonel under Omar Pasha who was in command of the Turkish army in the war between Russia and Turkey . He received several decorations. On returning to India in 1857 he was appointed to a command in the state of Rewah and distinguished himself in the great mutiny of 1858 . He d. at Brussels , 15 May 1870 , and was buried in the cemetery of Ixelle . [See also under Lloyd , J. Y. W. ].

Sources:

  • R. Williams , Montgomeryshire Worthies , second ed., 1894 .

Author:

Elwyn Evans, M.A., Aberystwyth

Published date: 1959