George's exploits in the many actions he took part in is intriguing, especially the fact that he was present at Cawnpore during the Indian Mutiny. He must have been with the relief column under General Havelock because there were only two male survivors from the besieged garrison, one of whom was a soldier named Murphy of the 84th Regiment. They escaped down river after the so called Nana Sahib broke his word and set upon the whole garrison when they surrendered. The fate of the British women and children is too shocking to be recalled here.
Needless to say, George must have been an eyewitness to many events during his military career. I wonder what became of his medals...most if not all would have been engraved with his name, number and regiment. They may well be lingering in some private or museum collection.
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