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Captain Charles Hotham

Captain Charles Hotham

A carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Charles Hotham of the 59th (The 2nd Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot.

Hart’s Army List of 1862 lists Charles Hotham as a Captain in the 59th Foot (seniority 13 December 1861). According to the same source, ‘Captain Hotham served with the 18th Royal Irish in the Crimea form Dec. 1854, and was wounded at the assault of the outworks of Sebastopol on 18th June 1855 (Medal and Clasp, 5th Class of the Medjidie, and Turkish Medal)’.

[From an album compiled by Margaret Randalina Barnewall, Lady Trimleston.]

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 17 June 1862.


Code: 124177
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