George Bruce Malleson (1825 - 1898)
George Bruce Malleson (8 May 1825 – 1 March 1898) was an English officer in India and an author, born in Wimbledon. Educated at Winchester, he obtained a cadetship in the Bengal infantry in 1842, and served through the second Burmese War. He retired with the rank of colonel in 1877, having been created C.S.I. in 1872. He was a voluminous writer, and considerably rewrote the History of the Indian Mutiny 1857-8 , which was begun but left unfinished by Sir John Kaye. Among his other books the most valuable are History of the French in India and The Decisive Battles of India.
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