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Alan Tritton

Alan Tritton was born in 1931 and educated at Eton. He served with the Seaforth Highlanders in Malaya and the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in the Antarctic. He was a Vice-President and Council Member of the Royal Geographical Society and subsequently a Council Member of the Royal Asiatic Society. He established the Calcutta Tercentenary Trust to conserve and restore the British and European heritage paintings in the possession of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta. He was awarded the C.B.E. for his services to India and the preservation of the Sub-Continent's cultural heritage in 1999. He is married, has three children and ten grandchildren and lives in Essex, where he has been successively High Sheriff and Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Essex.

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When the Tiger Fought the Thistle
The Tragedy of Colonel William Baillie of the Madras Army

Radcliffe Press
The Battle of Pollilur on 10th September 1780, fought as part of the Second Anglo-Mysore War, was one of the worst defeats the British ever faced on the Indian...
Alan Tritton

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