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Watson, Thomas

 

Thomas Watson began his military career in India. He gained his position by direct petition from his mother, widow of a British colonel who also served in India. Watson stays in the Indian service and rises slowly and anonymously to the position of colonel before his retirement in Tasmania.

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Thomas Watson correspondence

MS-419
 Collection
Identifier: MS-419
Overview Thomas Watson. The collection contains correspondence with his mother describing his experiences as a headquarters officer in the Sepoy Rebellion in India.