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Lewis Conway-Gordon

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Colonel Lewis Conway-Gordon R.E (1838-1895)

1895 Obituary [1]

COLONEL LEWIS CONWAY-GORDON, C.I.E., R.E. (retired), born at Southampton on the 12th of September, 1836, was the fifth son of Captain Wm. Conway-Cordon, 53rd Bengal Native Infantry, by Louisa, daughter of Brigadier-General J. Vanrenan, East India Company’s Service.

After being educated privately and by Brackenbury and Wynne, Wimbledon, he entered the East India Company’s Military College at Addiscombe in 1896 (?), where he greatly distinguished himself....[more]

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