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Francis George Shirecliffe Parker

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Major Francis George Shirecliffe Parker (1836-1890)

1890 Obituary [1]

. . . . In 1858 he proceeded with his regiment to India, and, though arriving when the worst of the Mutiny war was over, he saw some service, and received the Mutiny medal. Later on, he joined the Public Works Department, having first passed out of the Thornason Civil Engineering College, at Roorkee, with distinction, and as an engineer carried out several important works. After. some few years he rejoined his regiment; but hard work and a trying climate had broken down his health, and, returning to England a complete invalid, he retired from the service in 1877. . . . . [more]

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