William Brydon

Military Person

1811 – 1873

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Who was William Brydon?

William Brydon CB 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.

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Born
Oct 10, 1811
London
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University College London
    Medicine
Died
Mar 20, 1873
Scotland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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