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Gibb, William Edward, 1805-1901 (soldier in East India Co Army)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1805 - 1901

Biography

William Edward Gibb (1805-1901) was a Lieutenant, later Captain, in the East India Company's 4th Madras Native Infantry. In 1838-39 he went on a recruiting tour in the Carnatic, south India; in 1842-44 Gibb was part of the British expeditionary force that travelled to the Yangtze River in China, following attacks on British merchants trading in Canton.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Fonds

William Gibb: Journals of Voyages in the Carnatic and Yangtze River

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9377
Dates: 1838-1844