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Lieut-Col. Clayton Scudamore Beauchamp (1842-1889)
1890 Obituary 
. . . . At the age of nineteen he entered the Royal Engineers, and soon after was employed at the blowing up of the forts of Corfu, having charge of the experiments then tried with gun-cotton.
In 1865 he joined the Indian Public Works Department, and was posted to the Gurruckpore District, N. W. P., as Assistant and District Engineer. . . . [more]