William Hicks

William Hicks

Indian Rebellion of 1857
1868 Expedition to Abyssinia
1882 Anglo-Egyptian War
Mahdist War

  • Battle of El Obeid

Colonel William Hicks (also known as Hicks Pasha, 1830–1883), British soldier, entered the Bombay Army in 1849, and served through the Indian mutiny, being mentioned in despatches for good conduct at the action of Sitka Ghaut in 1859.

In 1861 he became captain, and in the Abyssinian expedition of 1867–1868 was a brigade major, being again mentioned in despatches and given a brevet majority. He retired with the honorary rank of colonel in 1880.

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