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Colonel John Ewart

Colonel John Ewart


A carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel John Alexander Ewart of the 78th Highlanders, a veteran of the Crimean Campaign and the Indian Mutiny. On 1 December 1857, during an action with the Gwalior rebels at Cawnpore, a cannon ball took off his left arm. He died on 18 June 1904.

Photographer unidentified.
 

Code: 125993
 
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