|Sir Charles Nairne|
|30 June 1836 – 19 February 1899|
|Commands held||Indian Army|
Second Afghan War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Educated at Addiscombe College, Nairne was commissioned into the Bengal Artillery in 1855. He took part in suppressing the Indian Mutiny in 1857. He went on to serve as a Horse Battery Commander during the Second Afghan War from 1878 to 1880.
In 1882 he took part in the Anglo-Egyptian War and commanded the Artillery at the Battle of Tel el-Kebir. In 1855 he became Commandant of the School of Gunnery at Shoeburyness and in 1887 he became Inspector-General of Artillery in India.
In 1892 he was appointed Commander of a District in Bengal and the following year he became General Officer Commanding the Bengal Army. He was acting Commander-in-Chief, India from March to November 1898.
In 1860 he married Sophie Addison.
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