The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Seymour, General Sir William Henry
Seymour, General Sir William Henry, K.C.B. (1904), C.B. (1859), General and Colonel, Queen’s Bays; b. 1829; s. of Sir William Seymour, Judge, High Court, Bombay; entered Army, 1847; served in the Crimea, 1854-55; (medal 4 clasps, Turkish medal) served in the Indian Mutiny, 1858-59, (despatches three times, Brevet-Major, Medal with clasps, C.B.); Inspector-General of Cavalry, Ireland, 1874-79; promoted to rank of General, 1884; retired, 1885. Clubs: Army and Navy, Carlton, Travellers’.